Awards

Devon company wins national business award

A Devon-based company has been named one of the best businesses in rural Britain after winning an Amazon-backed Rural Business Award.

Natural Design Studio from Cullompton received The Triumph Over Adversity Award at the first ever virtual national final of the Rural Business Awards,...

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Three Devon companies in final for national business award

Three Devon businesses are preparing to battle it out against companies from across the UK ahead of the Amazon backed Rural Business Awards final, which will take place on Thursday 25th February 2021.

The companies are:

  • Centre-Space from Tiverton (Best Rural Social Enterprise, Charity or Community Project category).
  • Natural Design Studio from Cullompton (The
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IMP Software shortlisted for BETT Awards Leadership and Management Solutions prize

Devon-based IMP Software is one of eight finalists in the running for the BETT Awards 2021 Leadership and Management Solutions category, The winners of the prestigious awards, which are billed as “a celebration of the inspiring creativity and innovation that can be found throughout technology for education”, are due to be announced at a ceremony at The Brewery in London on 16th June.

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Devon small business mentor wins Enterprise Nation’s 2020 Top 10 Advisers Award

Marketing expert Jennifer Corcoran, founder of My Super Connector based in Shaldon, Devon, has been crowned one of the UK’s Top 10 advisers for the support she provides to small businesses and entrepreneurs to help them build their LinkedIn profile.

The virtual awards ceremony, which announced the winners of the Enterprise Nation Top 50 Advisers competition, across a range of...

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South West tops England for 8th year in National Tourism Awards

The finalists for the national VisitEngland awards have been announced and the South West’s position as England’s top region for quality have been further reinforced with 13 of the 53 finalists.

Nominations for the national awards were put forward following the South West Tourism Excellence awards in Exeter Cathedral in February, following a record year for the awards with 773...

Plymouth teenager honoured with Diana Award for helping to protect city’s children

A Plymouth teenager has been honoured with a Diana Award for her contribution to the city’s Together for Childhood programme, which aims to prevent child sexual abuse.

Tegan Tunnicliffe, 18, has been commended for her ongoing work helping to protect children and young people from harm at a virtual ‘red carpet’ event this afternoon, the first in the ceremony’s history.

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South West electrical wholesaler brings home the gongs - virtually

There was elation this week when Devondale Electrical learnt that the company’s Bideford branch had won Branch of the Year in the national Electrical Wholesaler Awards.

The news got even better when it turned out that the whole company had also achieved Highly Commended in the Wholesaler of the Year, 6-25 branches.

The industry awards were due to take place in London on May 21...

Woolfardisworthy pub among the winners of CAMRA’s Pub Design Awards

The Farmers Arms in Woolfardisworthy, Devon is one of two pubs that has won the 'Refurbishment Award' in CAMRA’s prestigious Pub Design Awards.

The award, held in conjunction with Historic England, celebrate exceptional pubs across the country that have undergone conversion or conservation work, or are newly built. It shares the Refurbishment Award category with the Peterborough Arms...

Taking on the online giants at their own game

Builders’ merchant Inter-Line is showing how to beat the online giants with a best-in-class digital operation that has just won the prestigious website of the year title.

Online giants such as Amazon and Screwfix have been eyeing up the builders’ merchant sector and are taking business from traditional merchants.

This has left many builders’ merchants reviewing how their...

Devon NHS worker wins Christmas Community Award

Cult cleaning product maker SPh2ONGE is delighted to crown the first-ever winner of its Community Award: Summer Taylor, a young NHS healthcare assistant from Plymouth.

The SPh2ONGE Community Award was launched in Autumn 2019 to highlight remarkable individuals who demonstrate selflessness, generosity and kindness in their lives and make others’ lives better.

Summer, 20,...

Salcombe Brewery Co's Island Street Porter named Champion Beer

Salcombe Brewery Co gained a new accolade for its award-winning Island Street Porter last week when it was named Champion Beer by Taste of The West, at their award ceremony in Exeter. Island Street Porter (ABV 5.9%), is a rich velvety porter that was launched earlier this year and has gone on to win a multitude of awards in its short history.

Brewer Sam Beaman comments: “ We created...