Grantham Journal Business Awards: Tonight is the night!

Grantham Journal Business Awards 2014.
Grantham Journal Business Awards 2014.
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Finalists in the Grantham Journal Business Awards will find out tonight (Wednesday) whether they are winners in their respective categories.

The wait is almost over for the 42 hopefuls, all of whom will attend the awards ceremony this evening in the grounds of Belton House.

Winners will be revealed on the Journal website tonight at 11pm...but if you can’t wait and want to know as it happens, you can follow @GranthamJournal on Twitter or like the Journal page at

Award finalists are:

** Apprentice of the Year – sponsored by Pentangle Engineering

Joe Kerby – Blue Castle

Tom Price – Hodgson Solutions

Asda’s apprenticeship scheme

** Best Not-for-profit Enterprise

Grantham Disabled Children’s Society


Kesteven Rideability

** Business of the Year – sponsored by Viking Signs

Treasure Transport

Courageous Success


** Businessperson of the Year

Liz Villani

David Charles

Debbie Rogers

** Best New Start-up

Trickling Tap

Buster’s Blooms

Indulgence Delivered

** Customer Care Award

Gilder Care

Grantham Computer Centre

Buckley Wand

** Independent Retailer of the Year – sponsored by Downtown

Buster’s Blooms

Empire Designerwear

Holroyd’s Traditional Sweet Shop

** People Development Award – sponsored by Courageous Success

JMP Solicitors

Headstart Nursery

Parker Hannifin

** Green Achievement Award

Blue Castle


Trickling Tap

** Employee of the Year

Colin Russell – Hodgson Solutions

Michele Howard – Foot Practice

Sam Farkas – Courageous Success

** Contribution to the Community Award

Douglas Hough, Gravity FM



** Young Entrepreneur of the Year – sponsored by The Trust Group

Ellis Brown – Genes

Katie Turner – Kandypop Nails

Luke Adams – Trickling Tap

** Business Innovation Award – sponsored by South Kesteven District Council

Courageous Success


Trickling Tap

** Great Food Award – sponsored by Moy Park

Gurkha Square

Crown and Anchor, Welby

Thorold Arms, Marston