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Celebrating the best of North Tyneside's businesses

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The best of North Tyneside’s businesses are to be celebrated at an upcoming event.

Taking place on the evening of November 30th, the annual North Tyneside Business Awards will honour businesses that have made a huge contribution to the borough.

Television presenter Kim Inglis will host this year’s awards ceremony and after dinner entertainment will be provided in the form of charity-casino gaming for Daft as a Brush: Cancer Patient Care. The charity has been chosen by the family of former Business Forum chairman David Rose, who sadly passed away in May. 

The event is organised by North Tyneside Business Forum, and a total of 18 businesses have been named as finalists across six categories.

This year, the Business Forum introduced a brand new award which recognises businesses which have gone the extra mile for their community. Over 70 public nominations were received for the Heart of the Community Award and voting is now open on the dedicated website. The finalists are DMC Service Centre, Pirate Escape and Move it Studios. 

Ahead of the event, Elected Mayor Norma Redfearn said: “The North Tyneside Business Awards are a fantastic way for us to show our appreciation for the outstanding contribution that local businesses make to North Tyneside’s economy.

“Every year we see so many excellent entries across all of the categories, with each one providing a different service and helping to make our borough such a great place to live, work and visit.

“It’s always such an exciting event and I’m looking forward to see what this year’s entrants have in store for us.”

To find out more about each finalist for the Heart of the Community Award and to vote for the business which you believe deserves to win, please visit www.northtynesidebusinessawards.co.uk  

The businesses which have been named as finalists within the 5 other categories are:

New Business
Barrier Ex Ltd 
The Dog and Rabbit Micro Brew Pub 
Leda Transport Ltd 

Manufacturing and Construction 
Gastech Ltd 
Aquaseal Ltd 
Godfrey Syrett  

Retail and Service Provider
Rothwell Plumbing Services North East Ltd 
Nirvana Europe Ltd 
Wubbleyou Limited 

Leisure and Tourism 
Di Meo’s of Whitley Bay 
Tynemouth Park 
The View, Tynemouth Longsands

Green Business and Sustainability 
P&G, Cobalt Park 
Oaktree Lodge 
Clear Flow Water Treatment Ltd 

ENDS

Notes to editors: 

The North Tyneside Business Awards 2017 are organised by the North Tyneside Business Forum and are sponsored by TEDCO, ENGIE, North Tyneside Strategic Partnership, Capita and Kier. The main sponsor of the Business Forum for this year is RSM