Pendle Business Awards 2010 shortlist announced

“The fantastic number of excellent entries shows that despite the pressures of the recession, many Pendle companies are still managing to thrive,” said Councillor Allan Buck who has responsibility for Economic Development and sits on Pendle Vision Board.

Pendle Business Awards 2010 is being jointly organised by Pendle Vision, the economic arm of Pendle Partnership, and Pendle Council.

All shortlisted companies have been invited to attend a dinner at the Arts, Culture and Enterprise (ACE) Centre in Nelson on April 23.


Commitment to the Community
• Jordan Communications Ltd/Brand Spankin'
• Pennine Lancashire Enterprise Trust
• Petty Chartered Surveyors

• Handford Design
• Metal Improvement Company

Business Person of the Year
• Lee Collins (Hillendale)
• Martin Harvey (Harvey Environmental Services Ltd)
• Karen Shaw (Loop Publishing)

Environmental Business of the Year
• Height Top Farm Self Catering Cottages
• Printoff Graphic Arts
• Training 2000

Family Business of the Year
• Likkle Monkeys Party & Play Centre
• Loop Publishing
• Thornton Hall Country Farm Park

Most Outstanding Medium to Large Business of the Year
• Kirk Environmental Ltd

Most Outstanding Micro Business of the Year
• A White Room
• Canal Boat Escapes
• Foulridge Canal Cruises
• Pennine Events

Most Outstanding Small Business of the Year
• Door 4
• Metal Improvement Company
• Strategy Group

New Business of the Year
• Happy Sweetshop Ltd
• Holts Fish & Chips
• Marketing For Education

Small Retailer of the Year
• Going Dutch
• Kimora
• The Bookshop - Colne

Young Entrepreneur of the Year
• Mark Horsfall (Twenty Four Estates Ltd)
• Lyndsay Kirk (Kimora)
• Nathalie Parker-Smeeth (WOW Design)