Local businesses celebrated at awards ceremony

Businesses gathered at Wimborne Town Football Club on Thursday 27th April to celebrate local talent and find out if they’d managed to top one of the awards categories at the Wimborne Business Awards.

With 120 entries and nominations, judges praised the high quality of this year’s hopefuls.

Nigel Reeve of organisers MW Events said: “We believe that local business is the backbone of the local economy, the adapt, they innovate, they focus on what their customers want, they create employment and most of all they care about their customers.”

The 2023 winners and their categories are as follows:

  • Best Place to Work – MJP Law
  • Café/Pub/Casual Dining – Eight Arch Brewing Co
  • Customer Service – Swain and Rands
  • Family Business – Long John’s Fish & Chips
  • Independent Business – Classy Collections
  • Green/Eco Business – Lewis-Manning Hospice Care
  • B2B Business – Solweb Ltd
  • New Business – Vetsmiths Ltd
  • Health & Fitness Business – Square One
  • Tourism Business – Wimborne Minster Folk Festival
  • Young Entrepreneur – Andy Lennox of the Fired-Up Collective
  • Business of the Year Runner-up – Eight Arch Brewing Co
  • Business of the Year Runner-up – Swain and Rands
  • Overall Business of the Year – Vetsmiths Ltd