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Finalists Announced for North Cheshire Business Awards


Annual celebration of businesses in North Cheshire

The finalists for the prestigious North Cheshire Business Awards 2023 have been announced.

Local businesses and individuals are set to be recognised in the ceremony and the awards are an annual celebration of the success, talent and all that's great about business in the North Cheshire area. The North Cheshire Business Awards are organized and sponsored by North Cheshire Chamber of Commerce

This year businesses compete for awards in a range of categories including:

  • Best Company to Work For
  • Carbon Reduction Award
  • Small Business of the Year
  • Start-up Business of the Year
  • Team of the Year

With individuals also in the running for awards like:

  • Apprentice of the Year
  • Business Person of the Year

There are a wide range of businesses shortlisted across the categories, ranging from DoorCo, East Cheshire Hospice, Equilibrium Financial Planning, Going Green, Macclesfield College, Superbike Factory, Trundl and many more.

Several award categories are sponsored by well-known names, with this year's sponsors including Astrazeneca, Everybody Health & Leisure, Harts Chartered Accountants, Williams & Crosby and North Cheshire Chamber, who themselves are sponsoring the Business Person of the Year award.

The nominees have faced a judging panel ahead of the gala ceremony taking place in November at De Vere Cranage Estate, near Holmes Chapel. The ceremony will also feature an auction and raffle, raising funds for the Chamber's Charity of the Year, Just Drop In – a youth support charity based in Macclesfield. 

Find out more about the awards and book your place at the Gala Ceremony here

Full list of awards:

Business of the Year – sponsored by AstraZeneca

  • The Bollington Brewing Company
  • Powerdown220
  • Superbike Factory
  • Workflow Services
  • Bien Venue

Team of the Year – sponsored by Harts Chartered Accountants

  • DoorCo
  • McAlister Family Law
  • Skyzack

Small Business of the Year – sponsored by Citation

  • Hillsgreen
  • Lyfe Ltd
  • MOORE Health & Protection
  • Dress Cheshire

Business Person of the Year – sponsored by North Cheshire Chamber of Commerce

  • Jacob Kilroy – Workflow Services
  • Kerry Edwards – Bien Venue
  • Clare Kenway – Bollington Hearing Centre
  • James Goodby – Powerdown220

Charity of the Year – sponsored by Cheshire’s Silk Radio

  • East Cheshire Hospice
  • Macclesfield Samaritans
  • East Cheshire NHS Charity
  • The Christie

Best Company to Work For – Sponsored by Williams & Crosby

  • Workflow Services
  • East Cheshire Hospice
  • Macclesfield College
  • Bollington Hearing Centre

Best Creative Campaign

  • Hillsgreen
  • Embrace

Start-up Business of the Year – sponsored by Thermmark

  • Cloud Fusion
  • Lucy Patel Nutrition
  • Trundl
  • Cheshire Solutions

Carbon Reduction Award – sponsored by Pettengell Wealth Management

  • Chris Garland Training
  • Going Green

Health & Wellbeing Award – sponsored by Everybody Health & Leisure

  •  Kan Do Ventures
  •  DoorCo
  •  Chris Garland Training
  •  Equilibrium Financial Planning

 Customer Service Award

  • Equilibrium Financial Planning
  • Eventus Recruitment
  • East Cheshire Hospice
  • Albert Road Opticians

Apprentice of the Year – sponsored by Macclesfield College

  • Chloe – Hillsgreen
  • Hannah – East Cheshire Hospice
  • Charlotte – Macclesfield College
  • Ellie – Everybody Health & Leisure