Entries by rob

Evonne Harwood Event of the Year

Its time to nominate for the Evonne Harwood Event of the Year. Remember all those wonderful events that take place in Hyndburn every year? Back when we weren’t socially isolated? Anyway, please nominate your favourite from the last year (it will have been open to the general public, and taken place between April 1st 2019 […]

The Bridal Lounge of Accrington

EVERY bride is on a journey and one of the most important parts of that road is finding the perfect gown. At The Bridal Lounge of Accrington in Blackburn Road, owner Lee Douglas ensures every bride-to-be knows she is extra special and her business acumen and success led her to win two trophies at Hyndburn […]

Hyndburn 2020 Update: Ceremony Postponed To September

Ceremony (now September 15th) Last week I was advised by Hyndburn Leisure that the Town Hall was to be closed until the end of June, as a result of the Coronavirus situation. I was asked to postpone the 2020 ceremony to later in the year, and advised that the best bet was September. So, I […]

Baxenden Clinic

A BUSINESS that helps people feel better about themselves, that’s what judges were looking for when deciding the winner of the first Health and Beauty trophy. At Hyndburn Business Awards, they found the answer in one-stop health hub Baxenden Clinic. The Manchester Road business offers clients help with everything from mental health problems and backache, […]

Champ Funeral Services/Lianna Champ

AT THE age of nine, Lianna Champ already knew she wanted to be an undertaker, despite it being ‘not a job for a young girl’. At 15, her mum organised for her to spend the morning at a funeral home at Scales in Blackburn thinking, wrongly, that it would lead to a change of career […]

2020 Hyndburn Business Awards Nominations

When nominations closed on June 30th, we had received 526 nominations for 157 different businesses, people and associations. The list so far is below. We’ll update this list as often as we can. Bea = Beacon; CFB = Customer Friendly Business; EW = Enterprising Woman EM = Enterprising Man; PoH = Pride of Hyndburn Nominee […]

Rosslee Construction

A CONSTRUCTION company that scooped major business awards is set for a booming 2020. At the fourth Hyndburn Business Awards, judges were hugely impressed by the achievements of Rosslee Construction, and the way it has been transformed since Gary and Christine Clarkson bought the business in 2002. Last June, the company won both the Large […]

Behind the Scenes at HAwards

BEHIND the scenes of Hyndburn Business Awards there are a number of small companies and sole traders that make the night a glittering occasion. When the nominees enter the superb Accrington Town Hall ballroom Paul Coppack, owner of Shooters Media, based in Oswaldtwistle, have already set the scene with a professional backdrop on the centre […]

Hyndburn Business Awards 2019 Finalists

MORE than 50 businesses, organisations and individuals have been named as finalists in the fourth Hyndburn Business Awards. The fabulous ballroom at Accrington Town Hall will be packed on Tuesday June 18 for the awards’ ceremony. Chair of organisers Enterprising People Rob Carder said: “The people of Hyndburn have been incredibly supportive of the awards […]

Enterprising Woman Nominees

As at 9.00am on Tuesday April 16th when nominations closed, the nominees for the Enterprising Woman Award at Hyndburn Business Awards 2019 are: Andrea Murray (Cafe Ri-An) Lucy Hamlin (Spring Into Action CIC) Danielle Smith (Just Imagine NW) Jane Caunce (Ellison Printing) Claire Murphy (Halo Vertical Fitness) Katie Readman (KTZ Dance) Jenna Kenyon (Curves In […]