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Finalists revealed for Pride of Stratford Awards 2018

Ian Hughes 19th Dec, 2017

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.”

Follow the event on Twitter #prideofstratford

The finalists:

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


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