Pendle Business Awards winners announced
Pendle’s most successful businesses came together under one roof for the glamorous black-tie Pendle Business Awards, now in its fourth year.The evening started with a champagne reception, followed by a three course gala dinner and the much anticipated ceremony hosted by 2BR’s breakfast show DJ Christopher Dean at the Dunkenhalgh Hotel in Clayton Le Moors.
Winners once again took away a coveted Pendle trophy – an elegant glass and metal sculpture inspired by Pendle Hill, made by local company Merc Engineering.Kelly Eardley, business support and development officer for Pendle Borough Council who organised the event, said: “We had a fantastic number of really strong entries and it was a really tough year for judging and ultimately deciding the winners for each category.
“The atmosphere on the night was electric. There were screams of delight, rapturous applause and some genuinely very surprised people!”Businesses helped to raise£2,000 on the night for this year’s nominated charity Petal, which helps to fund research into childhood cancer.