Lancashire businesses celebrate at biggest ever Red Rose Awards

More than 1,100 representatives of Lancashire business celebrated another fantastic 12 months of trading at the fourth annual Red Rose Awards - the biggest to date.

The Red Rose Awards is the event which takes business seriously, but does so with a smile on its face. Entertainment was provided by the NHS 100 Voice Choir, Blowjangles and the Ian Hooper Band. A special award, chosen by the publisher of Lancashire Business View, was presented to Funda.

“There’s a renewed vigour and confidence in the county’s business community and this was demonstrated by the demand to be a part of the event; we’re told this is the biggest dinner gathering ever seen in one room in the county.

Red Rose Awards 2014 in numbers:

1,160 guests 195 shortlisted applications 139 finalist businesses 26 Winners 5 Highly Commended awards 50 judges 31 sponsors 50 musicians 3 stages 2 living tables 9 big screens 850 bacon butties at midnight!

Headline sponsors for the event were Forbes Solicitors and Barclays. A full review and picture gallery will featured in the May/June edition of Lancashire Business View.

Click here for the full gallery. Here is the list of all winners:

Caring Employer of the Year (sponsored by Mosaic Care): Funda

Rural Business of the Year (sponsored by Superfast Lancashire): Canal Boat Cruises

Highly commended: The Wellbeing Farm

Not for Profit Business of the Year (sponsored by Ascentis): Blackburn Youth ZoneHighly commended: FCMS (NW)

Health and Care Award (sponsored by Via Training): Springhill CareHighly commended: Trinity Hospice and Palliative Care

Innovation Award (sponsored by Preston's College): Connect GroupHighly commended: Uniplay

Marketing Business of the Year (sponsored by Peter Scott Print): SEO 247

Tourism and Leisure Business of the Year (sponsored by Marketing Lancashire): The Cartford InnHighly commended: Crow Wood Leisure

Customer Service Award (sponsored by Abbey Telecom): Springhill Care

Engineering Business of the Year (sponsored by PM+M): Connect 2 Cleanrooms

Legal Team of the Year (sponsored by Recall): Harrison DruryHighly commended: Woodcocks Haworth & Nuttall

Property Business of the Year (sponsored by Lantei): Slatecape

New Business of the Year (sponsored by the Business Enterprise Trust): The Green Chimney

Small Business of the Year (sponsored by Federation of Small Businesses): Made in Preston

Large Business of the Year (sponsored by Forbes Solicitors): acdc Publisher's Choice Award: Funda

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