THE PRIDE of Warwick will be celebrated once again next month.
Finalists for the second annual Touch FM Pride of Warwick District Awards – highlighting the people and businesses in the area who make a difference – have been announced.
This year’s awards take place on Friday July 4 at The Chesford Grange Hotel and will be hosted by Touch FM’s Kirsty Leahy.
Kenilworth and Southam MP, Jeremy Wright, who attended last year’s ainaugural awards, said afterwards: “It was heart-warming to see so many people and organisations nominated and celebrated for their extraordinary efforts to provide exceptional performance, service or care within the district.
“I look forward to seeing these awards go from strength to strength, fuelled by the tremendous energy, initiative and community spirit that abounds in this very special part of the Midlands.”
This year’s finalists are:
Business of the Year – Nash White Hairdressing; The Rose and Crown; Woodland Grange Meeting & Conference Venue
Small Business of the Year – Fat Moomoo; Modern Homes; Sketts Quality Events; Sweet as Cakes
Town Centre Business Initiative of the Year – Fat Moomoo; Nash White Hairdressing; The Tilted Wig
Hospitality Business of the Year – Fat Birds Café; The Rose and Crown; The Spectacular Goat; Woodland Grange Meeting & Conference Venue
Team of the Year -Kenilworth Wardens FC; Old Leamingtonians – RFC Rugby4Heros Festival Team; Onside Coaching Ltd
Customer Care Award – Chesca, Leamington; June Clifford – Leyes Lane Express; Warwick Glass; Woodland Grange Meeting & Conference Venue
Business person of the Year – Helen Hesk – Melon Communications; Kelly Isles – Spangles; Sarah Law – Media Beard; Zoe Hill– The Salon, Leamington
Green Business of the Year- MaidGreen; Woodland Grange Meeting & Conference Venue
Citizen of the Year – Daniel Browne; Francesca Anker; Jane Malone
Educator of the Year – Heritage and Culture, Warwickshire; Katie Barnes; Mark Edwards – Warwickshire College
Carer of the Year – Paul Ellis; Push Projects Daniel Browne; Ridgeway Special School
Warwick District’s Pride Award – Daniel Brown; Kids Run Free; Old Leamingtonians – RFC Rugby4Heros Festival Team