ENTREPRENEURS in and around Northwich, Winsford and Middlewich have been nominated for prestigious awards celebrating the county's small businesses.

The Crème de la Crème Small Business Awards 2023, organised by The Cheshire Club, takes place at Cranage Hall on Friday, November 17.

Created to help celebrate small businesses in Cheshire, the free-to-enter awards recognise companies and individuals in and around the county for their exceptional achievements and contributions in their respective industries.

Joanna Scott-Aspray, the CEO of The Cheshire Club, said: "I’m proud to announce this year’s exceptional finalists which have doubled in one year; proving we have sheer talent and extraordinary businesses in our community."

Northwich Guardian: Awards judges Thomas G Hurst (Rockstar Spirits), Salim Uddin-Khandakar, Joanna Scott-Aspray, Tara Heppell and Darren ProctorAwards judges Thomas G Hurst (Rockstar Spirits), Salim Uddin-Khandakar, Joanna Scott-Aspray, Tara Heppell and Darren Proctor (Image: The Cheshire Club)

The Mid Cheshire finalists include: 

Outstanding Entrepreneur Award 2023

Sav Sezik - MUTA Furniture UK Limited (Northwich)

Dawn McGruer - Business Consort (Wilmslow)

Family Business of the Year 2023

Sav Sezik - MUTA Furniture UK Ltd (Northwich)

Jonathan & Emma Guy - Aqueous Digital (Runcorn/Northwich)

Small Business of the Year 2023

Catherine Sandland - White Hart Training (Hartford)

Laura Grannell - Stagecoach Performing Arts (Nantwich/Winsford)

Lucy Hart - Sinclair Law (Wilmslow)

Charity of the Year 2023 (sponsored by Aqueous Digital)

Abi Smith - David Lewis (Little Warford)

Deborah Dixon - The Aaron Dixon Memorial Fund (Weaverham)

Amy Wilkinson - The Joshua Tree (Northwich)

Male of the Year 2023

Jonathan Guy - Aqueous Digital (Runcorn/Northwich)

Sav Sezik - MUTA Furniture UK Ltd (Northwich) 

Best Business Start-Up 2023 (two years)

Federica Whitefoot - Whitefoot Interiors (Wilmslow)

Jenny Schippers - Scope Out Ltd (Northwich)

Lillie Carter - Aperture Doors Ltd (Knutsford) 

Stephanie Newton - Diamond Wellbeing (Wilmslow)

Best Customer Service 2023

Victoria Ziiga - Blushing Susie Ltd (Wilmslow)

Community Champion 2023 (sponsored by Pam Shanker Coaching)

Sarah E Pickles - Founder of The Butterfly Breast Cancer Awards (Middlewich)

Outstanding Self Development & Business Growth 2023 (sponsored by The Cheshire Club)

Lewis Calcutt - Fielding and Nicholson, Cheshire (Knutsford)

Alexandra Harding - Bold and Fearless Coaching (Wilmslow) 

Rising Star of the Year Award 2023

Gemma Bradley - Cheshire Party Planner (Wilmslow)

Sophie Murgatroyd - Mophie by Sophie (Knutsford)

The awards ceremony will be held at Cranage Hall on Friday, November 17, from 7pm.

Guests can buy tickets here trybooking.co.uk/CLOV.