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The shortlist is out for the Ilkley Business Awards 2018!  Well done and good luck to all those chosen by the judging panel.


The awards will be handed out on March 16 at the Kings Hall  Tickets for the event can be ordered here.

Professional Services Business of the Year

Bringing Sparkle Back

Sarah Siddons Financial Planning

Wintersgill Associates Ltd

Independent Retailer of the Year

Erica Berry Flowers

Floral Dance Florist

Love Brownies

Food and Drink Business of the Year

Christchurch Café

Pizza Express Ilkley

The Wheatley Arms

Health and Beauty Business of the Year

Dillons Premium Fitness Training

Ilkley Beauty Clinic

The Valley Clinic

Leisure and Tourism Business of the Year


Ilkley Cinema Ltd.

Ilkley Lawn Tennis and Squash Club

Business Personality of the Year

Liz Blizzard – The Valley Clinic

Sarah Siddons – Sarah Siddons Financial Planning

Steve Benson – The Wheatley Arms

Large Business of the Year


Pizza Express

Virtual College

Small/Medium Business of the Year

Erica Berry Flowers

Ilkley Cinema

Love Brownies

New Business of the Year

Alpine Lifestyle Boutique Ltd

Floral Dance

Girl Tribe Gang

Micro Business of the Year

Dillons Premium Fitness Training

Floral Dance

Helen Taylor Landscape and Garden Design

Employee of the Year

Katherine Rigby-Jones – Erica Berry Flowers

Lessia Russell – U-Dentistry

Michael Parkinson – Dillons Premium Fitness Training

Sarah Hainsworth  - Bistro Saigon

Apprentice of the Year

Jonathan Firth – TaxAssist Accountants

Martha Holmes – Dans Den at Christchurch

Patrick  – Pizza Express Ilkley

Best Customer Service of the Year

Bistrot Pierre Ilkley

Dillons Premium Fitness Training

The Little Teahouse

The overall winner will also be announced on the evening.

The awards have been driven by Ilkley Business Forum members and supported by the Ilkley Parish Council and were created to celebrate the achievements of businesses in LS29.

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