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.

Medium Business of the Year

Optima Property


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Optima is an independent estate agents dealing with residential and commercial sales and lettings offering both online and high street services.

Pike Textile Display Ltd

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Pike Textiles is the UK’s premier supplier of sampling solutions to the leading global interiors brands, producing hundreds of thousands of fabric and wallpaper pattern books at its Wisbech factory.

Precise Component Manufacture Ltd

PCML is the leading manufacturing and build partner of the Cambridge Technology Cluster and increasingly high-tech, high-growth companies UK wide and overseas.

Business in Community/Corporate Social Responsibilty (sponsored by Larkfleet)

Discovery Magazines

Discovering Magazines are delivered free of charge to local communities. They promote local businesses and are an information platform containing news, events, entertainment, and advice, for local residents.

Whittlesey and District Business Forum

The WDBF is a business promotion and networking group within Whittlesey and District.

Co-operative Travel at Central England Co-operative

One of the UK’s largest independent travel agents, offering a wide range of holidays at competitive prices.

Retailer of The Year

Co-operative Travel at Central England Co-operative

One of the UK’s largest independent travel agents, offering a wide range of holidays at competitive.

Kellyvision KCS Ltd

Offers home entertainment and domestic appliances at competitive prices.

Commercial Business Person of the Year (sponsored by Leeds Day)

Russell Hornby, Blyth Equipment Ltd

Russell came on board at Blyth in 2009. He has managed to grow the business year on year more than doubling the turnover.

Claire Lilley, Optima

Optima is an independent estate agents dealing with residential and commercial sales and lettings offering both online and high street services.

Natasha Shiels, 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.

• To purchase tickets, priced at £60 plus VAT, please contact Lynne Pearson on 01438 866011 or email lynne.pearson@archant.co.uk.

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