THE FINALISTS have been announced for the 2018 Touch FM Pride of Stratford District Awards.
The awards ceremony celebrating the best businesses, individuals and community organisations across the district and their achievements takes place at Stratford’s Crowne Plaza on Friday February 9.
Steve Orchard, chief executive of organisers Touch FM, said: “I am sure that my fellow judges will agree with me that the standard of entries received exceeded all of our expectations.
This year’s finalists represent the true Pride of Stratford. We look forward to shining a huge spotlight on the businesses and those within our community who make this area a great place to reside and do business in.”
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Business – Broom Tavern; Dallas Burston Polo Club; Gemini; Sitel
Small Business – Abacus Chiropractic Clinic; Osco’s Fine Foods; Tots Tune Time; Warwick Events
Business Person – Kelly & Fritz Ronneburg, Richard Walton – The Broom Tavern; Dominic Skinner – Spatial Future Architecture and Design Ltd; Emma Pettinger – TG Hair; Paul and Rhiain Foster – Salt
Hospitality – Broom Tavern; Charlecote Pheasant; Dallas Burston Polo Club; The One Elm; Ragley Hall, Park and Gardens
Town Centre – A Fine Tattoo Establishment; The Fourteas Restaurant; Gemini; Specsavers
Team – Shakespeare’s School Room and Guild Hall; Sitel; Stratford Upon Avon Butterfly Farm; The MAD Museum
Customer Care – Marcus Roofing; The Charlecote Pheasant; Stratford Town Hosts; Welcombe Care
Artisan – Broom Tavern; Hooray’s British Gelato Kitchen; Salt
Arts Organisation – Bidford Area Community Choir; Escape Arts; In2Cultures; The MAD Museum
Tourism Initiative – Shakespeare’s England Explorer Pass; Shakespeare’s Birthplace Trust; Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall; Stratford Upon Avon Butterfly Farm; Stratford River Festival
Carer – Katie Berry; ILEAP; Welcombe Care
Citizen – Gill Keeley; John Best; Matt Beacham; Roger Edmunds
Long Service Volunteer – Mike Strophair; Janice Heritage; Roger Edmunds; John Best
Educator – Bob Mansfield; Escape Arts; In2Cultures; Tora Wilson
Young Achiever – Jack Sumners; Sophie Evans-Lee; Hedgehog Friendly Town
Community Impact – Bidford Area Community Choir; Engage 50+ Festival; Escape Arts; Rubbish Friends; The Stratford Foodbank; Stratford Mumbler
Pride – Escape Arts; Hedgehog Friendly Town; ILEAP; Roger Edmunds