Business Awards' finalists

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Congratulations to our Broadland and South Norfolk Business Awards 2022 finalists:

Business Growth

Sponsored by Big Sky Living

  • Lisa Angel - personalised jewellery, homeware and gift company that started in Lisa’s front room and has grown into a well-known brand.
  • Norwich Orthodontics Laboratory - leading DAMAS Accredited, TRIOS Ready, iTero Registered laboratory, based at Hethel Engineering Centre.
  • Rehook - providing engineering solutions to combat everyday cycling problems. Continually innovating new products to give you peace of mind while riding.

Business Innovation

Sponsored by Panel Graphic

  • BraveGoose Ltd - creators of the HR Tech Solution CleverGoose, which interacts with you to educate and advise on HR matters in the palm of your hand, 24/7.
  • Rehook - providing engineering solutions to combat everyday cycling problems. Continually innovating new products to give you peace of mind while riding.
  • Superior Garden Buildings - creators of bespoke garden sheds, offices, greenhouses, summerhouses, stables, garages and oak cart lodges, based in Tasburgh.

Business in the Community

Sponsored by InTouch Systems

  • ACE (Action Community Enterprises) CIC  - providing education and training through projects, courses and study programmes to school children, young people and adults.
  • The Pennoyer Centre - business, education, social and heritage centre in Pulham St Mary with an award winning café. Restored C15th Guild chapel and Victorian school.
  • Thurlton Community Shop - community owned shop run by volunteers, stocking everyday essentials, daily papers, local produce and Adnams beers and wines.

Business Resilience

Sponsored by Mirus

  • River Green Restaurant - vegan restaurant and cookery school in Trowse. Using fresh, seasonal ingredients, involving local producers and suppliers.
  • SNAP - the all-in-one smart payment solution for the HGV industry, available at over 300 truck parks and truck washes in the UK and Europe.
  • The Wildebeest - award winning relaxed fine dining restaurant in the South Norfolk village of Stoke Holy Cross.

Environmental Impact

Sponsored by University of East Anglia

  • Bee Green Laundry - the first 100% eco-friendly, green launderette in England, using just renewable energy and plant-based, cruelty-free products, to gently wash your laundry in Chedgrave.
  • Norfolk Bluebell Wood Burial Park - unique, natural burial ground in Hainford, home to centuries old bluebell woodland, underpinned by a triple bottom line of environmental, social and financial sustainability.
  • One Planet Pizza - Hethersett-based company dedicated to creating good food; not only for you, but also the planet and the animals we share it with.

International Business Growth

Sponsored by Hethel Innovation

  • Midwich - multi award-winning trade only distributor of audio-visual technology with more than 40 years of experience in the AV and IT markets.
  • SNAP - the all-in-one smart payment solution for the HGV industry, available at over 300 truck parks and truck washes in the UK and Europe.

New Business

Sponsored by CNC Building Control

  • Doggy Paddle Norwich - family-run swimming pool designed especially for dogs and their owners in Hellesdon.
  • Intwood Farm - providing first class meat from cattle, sheep and pigs carefully nurtured on verdant fields near Norwich.
  • The Crime Lab - Bringing crime to life with immersive experiences and events designed to captivate and educate. 

Outstanding Employer

Sponsored by Jarrold Training

  • Big C - charity committed to improving the lives of those affected by cancer in Norfolk and Waveney.
  • Face to Face Finance - independent financial advice firm based in Cringleford, specialising in Retirement and Investment Planning.
  • ML Financial Associates - providing expert advice in all financial areas such as Pensions, SIPPS, Savings, Investments, Protection Plans and Trust Planning.

Visitor Experience

Sponsored by Adnams

  • Broadland Charters - offering skippered and crewed luxury charter cruises on the Norfolk Broads onboard a stunning sports cruiser.
  • ROARR! Dinosaur Adventure - family-owned dinosaur themed adventure park in Lenwade, set across 85 acres of natural woodland.
  • Wymondham Alpacas - offering Alpaca experiences 7 days a week, all year round, allowing you to meet these lovely animals.

Working Together

Sponsored by Pasta Foods

  • ACE (Action Community Enterprises) CIC - providing education and training through projects, courses and study programmes to school children, young people and adults.
  • Centre Paws Pet Spa - pet grooming salon based in Wymondham, giving your pet the most pampered and relaxed experience.
  • White House Farm - farmshop, cafe and butchery on the edge of Norwich. Plus, a retail hub with a hairdresser, beautician, gift shop, dance studio, interior design, pottery painting and children's nursery.

Broadland Retailer of the Year

Sponsored by Fosters Solicitors

  • Aylsham Garden Centre - for all of your gardening needs, run by Gary and Brenda as a sister site to Wymondham Garden Centre.
  • Balloons & Bakes - your one stop party solution shop in Old Catton. 
  • Thorpe Plant Centre - family run garden centre selling a large range of hardy garden plants, bedding and basket plants, garden accessories and decorations, house plants and pots.

South Norfolk Retailer of the Year

Sponsored by Fosters Solicitors

  • Little Boutique - Wymondham accessories and lifestyle store, opened by Kate in 2017, selling women’s fashion jewellery, scarfs, bags and accessories.
  • Our Slice of Country Life - Diss-based award winning arts and crafts store, selling handmade gifts and home décor, opened by Helen in 2017.
  • Wymondham Garden Centre - selling everything you need to create a beautiful garden, run by Gary and Brenda and their family for over twenty years.