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Publication Date:- 2018-05-05
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E3 Business Awards Finalists Announced

1 Events Media, the host of the 2018 E3 Business Awards, has named the 80 finalists that will be competing for this year's 16 award categories. The results will be announced at the E3 Business Awards Dinner, which will take place, on Thursday, 12 July 2018, at the Macron Stadium in Bolton.

Launched in 2013, the E3 Awards are now in their 6th year. Designed to be the North West's most inclusive business awards, they celebrate diversity and outstanding achievement on the part of companies, charities, social enterprises and individual entrepreneurs.

"The E3 Business Awards are now an established part of the Regional business calendar," "Every year, the number and calibre of applicants has risen; finalists in this year's event have risen to the top a pack that was almost 300 strong. Each year produces its surprises, too. We were really taken aback by the strength of nominations in certain categories; so much so that we felt obliged to expand the usual number of finalists. This year will see a total of 80 finalists, which compares against 71 last year." said 1EM managing director Mubarak Chati.

Tickets for the awards dinner are now available. More details can be found online.

The 2018 E3 Business Awards Finalists....

New Business Start-Up of the Year:-

Candy Management Consultants Limited Stockport.

Easy Crypto Hunter Bury.

Gymcareer Ltd Wigan.

In House Legal Solutions Limited Liverpool.

KLNIK Wilmslow.

PPC Protect Limited Bolton.

Corporate Social Responsibility Award:-

RapidIT LTD and LCWS Recycling Ltd. Padiham.

Sterling Finance (UK) Limited Ashton Under Lyne.

The School of Military Wigan.

VS Group Manchester.

Your Tax Shop Ltd Lyne.

Charity of the Year:-

Advocacy Focus Accrington.

Birtenshaw Bolton.

DanceSyndrome Accrington.

Mancunian Way Castlefield.

Preston Vocational Centre Ltd Preston.

Social Enterprise of the Year:-

Artz for All C.I.C Skelmersdale.

Musical Moments Stoke, Crewe and Nantwich Stoke-on-Trent.

Nightstop Communities Northwest CIC Widnes.

Ribble FM CIC Clitheroe.

Skills, Education and Training Award:-

3B Training Limited Wigan.

Advocacy Focus Accrington.

Curtis Law Solicitors LLP Blackpool.

StedyChefs Ltd Liverpool.

Employer of the Year:-

Advocacy Focus Accrington.

Bridgewater Home Care Wigan.

d3t Ltd Runcorn.

Hallidays Group Limited Stockport.

Packaging Automation Ltd Knutsford.

Utiligroup Chorley.

Digital, Creative and Media Award:-

Bring Digital Bolton.

Door4 Burnley.

Fat Media Lancaster.

House Creative Macclesfield.

Social Chain Manchester.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award:-

Josh Riddett - Easy Crypto Hunter Bury.

Samuel Riley - North West Skills Academy Ltd Worsley.

Chris Smith - Pendle Engineering Ltd Nelson.

Jason Fisher - Social Chain Manchester.

Brodie Taylor - Taylor Made Pet Care Kendal.

James Harper - Walton Flooring Centre Huyton.

Outstanding Woman in Business:-

Lisa Gawthorne - Bravura Foods Ltd Southport.

Nikki Wilson-Cook - Market Place Shopping Centre Bolton.

Susan Robinson - Nanny Brow B&B Cumbria.

Terri Kearney- Nightstop Communities Northwest CIC Widnes.

Kath Lord-Green - Ribble FM CIC Clitheroe.

Yvonne Cookson - Your Tax Shop Ltd Ashton Under Lyne.

Family Business of the Year:-

Anrich Vets Wigan.

Bring Digital Bolton.

Crow Wood Leisure Ltd Burnley.

Francis Kirk and Son Ltd Manchester.

Relative Marketing and Creative Bolton.

Walton Flooring Centre Huyton.

Professional Firm of the Year:-

Curtis Law Solicitors LLP Blackburn.

Momentum Legal Ltd Bolton.

The Willwriting Partnership Bury.

Your Tax Shop Ltd Ashton Under Lyne.

Customer Service Award:-

Anrich Vets Wigan.

Ashburton Prescribing Consultants Wirral

Exchange Utility Bury.

Involvement Packaging Ltd Hyde.

Manufacturing Business of the Year:-

Easy Trim Roofing and Construction Ltd Accrington.

Lancashire Trade Frames Bury.

Packaging Automation Ltd Knutsford.

Pendle Engineering Ltd Nelson.

High Growth Business of the Year:-

Aviate Cheshire.

Bravura Foods Ltd Southport

Bridgewater Home Care Wigan.

Cartime Bury.

Easy Trim Roofing and Construction Ltd Accrington.

North West Skills Academy Limited Worsley.

International Business of the Year:-

EKO 4 Global Services Ltd. Manchester.

Levity CropScience Preston.

Thomas UK Consulting Services Manchester.

Business of the Year:-

Cloudsource Technologies Bury.

Curtis Law Solicitors LLP Blackburn.

Exchange Utility Bury.

Involvement Packaging Ltd Hyde.

Packaging Automation Ltd Knutsford.

Utiligroup Chorley.

Ferries Evening Cruises to bring the River Mersey alive this Summer

MERSEY Ferries announce the 2018 Summer Evening Cruise programme, with sailings taking place on Friday and Saturday nights for the 1st time. Cruises offer live music from talented local artists including:- Marc Kenny, Callum Mac and Lucy Mayhew; who kicks off the packed summer season on Saturday, 12 May 2018. 

The River Mersey is set to come alive in song as it launches a packed programme of Summer Evening Cruises during the weekends.  A host of the Region's top artists will be performing throughout the summer and starting the season is newcomer Lucy Mayhew, a singer and songwriter from the Wirral.

The 2 hour evening cruises, which depart from Seacombe at:- 7.30pm and at 7.40pm from the Pier Head, Liverpool offer breathtaking views of the sunset over Liverpool's unique UNESCO World Heritage Waterfront.

With tickets priced at only:- ₤14.95 per person, passengers can experience a truly unique night out, a fully licensed paid bar and time to enjoy with their friends and family singing and dancing along on the decks of the iconic vessels.

The Summer Evening Cruises run until September and are part of Mersey Ferries' most diverse events programme, helping the City of Liverpool celebrate ten years since being named European Capital of Culture.

Alongside the evening cruises, Mersey Ferries will also host to a series of special cruises, including:- Beatles Tribute Cruises, The Making of Motown tribute cruise and a viewing cruise for the Tall Ships, which come to the River Mersey, on 28 May 2018.

"We've got an incredible line up of talent this year for the Summer Evening Cruise programme. The cruises proved really popular in 2017; with over 2,600 visitors enjoying the cruises; so we hope to see even more people this year digging out their dancing shoes and joining others for a night of fantastic entertainment." said Gary Evans of the Mersey Ferries.

Tickets are expected to sell out fast for many of the sailings in the Summer Evening Cruises programme this year, so for more information or to book places visit:- MerseyFerries.Co.UK/Eve, or alternatively call the Mersey Ferries' Ticket Office on:- 0151 330 1003, visit any Mersey Ferries Ferry Terminal.

The Summer Evening Cruise dates and artists are now confirmed for the 2018 season and will be:-

► Saturday, 12 May 2018 - ​Lucy Mayhew.

► Saturday, 19 May 2018 - Keith Thompson.

​► Friday, 8 June 2018 - ​Marc Kenny.

► Saturday, 16 June 2018 - ​Callum Mac.

► Saturday, 30 June 2018 - ​Keith Thompson.

► Friday, 6 July 2018 - ​The Poor Boys.

► Sunday, 29 July 2018 - ​​Callum Mac.

► Saturday, 4 August 2018 - ​The Poor Boys.

► Saturday, 18 August 2018 - ​Natalie Collins.

► ​Friday, 31 August 2018 - ​Xebra.

► Sunday, 2 September 2018 - ​Marc Kenny.

► Friday, 7 September 2018 ​- ​Xebra.

► Saturday, 15 September 2018 - ​Natalie Collins.

► Friday, 28 September 2018 - ​The Poor Boys.

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