Out & About: Royston Business Awards

1610-2016-09-full-page-royston-190-x-259-tpThis year the Royston and District Chamber of Commerce are re-launching the Royston Business Awards. Julia Brooks, Chairman, said

“We are delighted to celebrate the achievements of the diverse and innovative businesses we have in our town and surrounding villages. This award ceremony allows us to showcase the entrepreneurial spirit behind these businesses and help them build valuable connections with the community.”

There are six categories including; best new business, best small business, best large business, best eating and drinking place, employee of the year and customer service excellence. We have listed the businesses and people who have been short-listed in each category – who do you think will win?

The Short List:

Employee of the year:

  • Ben Jones, The Old Bull Inn, Royston
  • Harrison Taylforth-Knights, Melbourn Community Hub
  • Helen Waterfield, Premier Travel Agency
  • Lynn Delph, Tesco Stores LTD

Best new business:

  • Chimney Formal Menswear
  • No.3 Royston
  • Royston Ink

Best large business:

  • Carlo & Co.
  • Margaret House Residential and Dementia Care Home
  • Prototype Projects

Best small business:

  • Cambridge Wine
  • The Listing
  • Walnut Medical

Best eatery award:

  • Royston Tandoori
  • The Boars Head
  • The Old Bull Inn
  • The Royal Bengal

Customer service excellence:

  • Dog & Bone
  • Glazed Creations
  • Prototype Projects

The awards have been supported by many local businesses who have offered sponsorship including; Sartorious, Barclays Bank, Curwens, Hardcastle Burton, Johnson Matthey, Tees Law, UHY Hacker Young, Royston First, Ladds, Loony Balloony, September Flowers and us at The Listing.

The ceremony will take place within a luxury marquee at The Heath. Guests will enjoy a drinks reception with live entertainment, a charity raffle and a 3 course meal.

Royston and District Chamber of Commerce is the leading network hub and voice for businesses in Royston and the surrounding areas. Their ultimate aim is to increase the commercial prosperity of the town and to work for the benefit of its members.

For an annual payment of just £25 members can enjoy many benefits including

• A platform to air your views on issues affecting your business and the town
• Access to training events
• Networking opportunities
• Promotion for their business via the Chamber of Commerce website and social media

Royston Business Awards, The Heath Sports Club, 13th October, 6pm

Tickets are £30 for members and £35 for non members and can be booked by emailing info@roystonchamber.org

To find out more information visit
www.roystonchamber.org or call Julia on 01763 877110