The Shortlist, and Sponsors, for each catagory in the Teesdale Business Awards 2019

Without the support of these sponsors, the Teesdale Business Awards simply would not take place. It is a not-for-profit enterprise with all financial contributions used to cover the costs of organising the process and the award ceremony.

Our thanks go to each and every one of these generous sponsoring organisations - the award categories offer Teesdale businesses an opportunity to demonstrate excellence across the board. We are delighted to announce the shortlisted organisations and individuals under the following catagories:

Apprentice of the Year sponsored by Durham County Council

Joshua Beagle (GSK)
Jack Dobson (Ellipse Fabrications Ltd)
Chloe Mason (GSK)

Entrepreneur of the Year sponsored by Newcastle Building Society

Nicola Morse of Eating and Living
Chris Stamp of CA Stamp Grounds and Agriculture
Heidi Varley of Pinks Flower Farm

Social Responsibility sponsored by The Greenfields

Teesdale Conservation Volunteers
Teesdale Felt
The Warm Age Wood Company

Best Community Engagement Project sponsored by Tilly, Bailey & Irvine Law Firm

Chungdokwan TKD
The Castle Players
YMCA Teesdale Community Café

Best Social Enterprise sponsored by Federation of Small Businesses

Bright Woods Forest School CIC
Scarth Hall

Best Customer Focus sponsored by Meikles Solicitors LLP

Chocolate Fayre
Sandringham Financial Partners
Serene Spa

Most Innovative Business sponsored by GSK

Eating and Living
999 Fire and Safety
Teesdale Cheesemakers

Best Marketing Initiative sponsored by Digital Drive County Durham

Chocolate Fayre
The Barnard Castle Old Photos & Audio Walk

Best Business Trading outside Teesdale sponsored by Equus Leather

Claire International Ltd
Ellipse Fabrications Ltd
Neat Acoustics

Growth Business of the Year sponsored by Business Durham

Chocolate Fayre
Ellipse Fabrications Ltd
Francis Bookeeping Solutions Limited

Best New Business sponsored by Raby Estates

Millstone House B&B
The Beauty Loft
The Milbank Arms

Best Business sponsored by Jane Ascroft Accountancy Ltd

Chocolate Fayre
Ellipse Fabrications Ltd
The Tees’pot

The Teesdale Business Awards are sponsored by Business Durham. Business Durham is the economic development arm of Durham County Council.