The Derbyshire Times Business awards 2011

sp93366'Derbyshire Times Business Awards 2011 - group photograph of all the winners.
sp93366'Derbyshire Times Business Awards 2011 - group photograph of all the winners.

TOP businesses from across the region went head to head in the 2011 Derbyshire Times Business Awards ceremony last night as an array of quality firms clinched a variety of well deserved honours.

The event which was held at Chesterfield FC’s B2Net Stadium, included a long list of worthy contenders who were all bidding for a chance to get their hands on one of many prestigious honours from a variety of award categories.

Derbyshire Times Deputy Editor Phil Bramley said: “It was fantastic to see so many worthy candidates coming together at such a wonderful event and we’d like to pass on our congratulations to everyone who took part and made this event such a success.”

A full list of winners and runners up is below. For full coverage of the event see next Thursday’s Derbyshire Times. For more pictures keep logging onto www.derbyshiretimes.co.uk

Award winners:

Entrepreneur of the Year - sponsored by Barber Harrison & Platt

Winner - Damian Dugdale

Small Business of the Year - sponsored by P&A Group of Companies plc

Runner up - Wheel Clinic

Winner - Dealer Webs

Manufacturing Award - sponsored by Natwest

Runner up - Donkins

Winner - Cathelco

Community Contribution of the Year - sponsored by Chesterfield FC

Runner up - Franke Sissons

Winner - Chesterfield Studios

Most Innovative Property/Building Development - sponsored by the Derbyshire Times

Runner up - Peak Edge Hotel

Winner - Arc Leisure Centre, Matlock

Business Idea of the Year - sponsored by Polar Windows

Runner up - Franke Sissons

Winner - Wheel Clinic

Environment - sponsored by Chesterfield Waterside

Runner up - Sustainable Bakewell

Winner - Casa Hotel

Customer Service - sponsored by Franke Sissons

Runner up - Calabria

Winner - Carers Sitting Service

Healthy Business award - sponsored by Derbyshire County PCT

Runner up - Inspirepac Ltd

Winner - Derbyshire Community Health Service Trust

Retailer of the Year - sponsored by Vidbo

Runner up - Libby’s

Winner - Harley’s Interiors

Young Business Person of the Year - sponsored by Chesterfield College

Runner up - Lisa Hilliard

Winner - Carly Smith

Team of the Year - sponsored by Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce

Runner up - Shorts Accountants

Winner - Calabria

Business Personality of the Year - sponsored by Inspirepac Ltd

Winner- Martin Turner

Overall Business of the Year - sponsored by Chesterfield Borough Council

Winner - Cathelco

Lifetime Achievement award - sponsored by Banner Jones solicitors

Winner - The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire