The Fenland Enterprise Business Awards shortlist is in - and here are the local businesses up for our prizes

Flashback to the 2016 Fenland Business Awards at March Braza club, pictured are all winners and fina

Flashback to the 2016 Fenland Business Awards at March Braza club, pictured are all winners and finalists - the question now is who will follow in their footsteps this year? - Credit: Archant

The Fenland Enterprise Business Awards are one of the highlights of the business calendar, celebrating our region’s businesses and entrepreneurs.

And 2017’s awards look to be no different, with dozens of local businesses and entrepreneurs due to be recognised on September 22 at the Braza Club, March.

This year, we have 10 awards up for grabs, and over the coming weeks we will reveal the businesses on our shortlist and what they offer the local community.

Food Producer of the Year (sponsored by Local Generation)

Allpress Farms Limited

Chatteris based Allpress Farms are widely regarded as the finest growers and packers of leeks in the UK.


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Fenmarc Produce Ltd are a supplier of high quality prepared vegetables and stir fry’s to retailers across the UK.

New Business of the Year

Cambridgeshire Canine Creche

Cambridgeshire Canine creche offers fun and games for dogs complete with climbing frames, paddling pools, underground tunnels and much more.

Optima Mortgage Services

Optima Mortgage Services is a new company set up in 2017. They have access to the whole of the market and as such are able offer excellent mortgage deals.

The Fens Magazine

The Fens magazine is a monthly A4 lifestyle magazine with the heart and soul of the Fens. Covering subjects from food to fitness, health to homes, places to visit and things to do.

Partridge Farm Boarding Kennels

Purpose built Boarding kennels, cattery and dog grooming parlour set in 30 acres with facilities including a home from home.

Small Business of the Year (sponsored by FSB)

iTech Security Ltd

iTech Security install and maintain intruder and fire alarms, CCTV, Access Control, Gate Automation and Barriers.

North London Skydiving Centre Ltd

“At North London Skydiving Centre parachuting is our passion,” says a spokesman. “Qualified skydivers can jump with us as often as they wish from 15,000 feet for just £18! Our Tandem Skydive trial parachute jumps start from just £165 and are a great place to start – either as a pathway to becoming a UK qualified skydiver or as a one off experience!” Swann Edwards Architecture Limited

Swann Edwards actively encourages a healthy work/life balance whilst ensuring employees are stimulated professionally.

• To purchase tickets, priced at £60 plus VAT, please contact Lynne Pearson on 01438 866011 or email