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Local Business Awards -The Vote

Coastal Radio brings you the very first Local Business Awards (LBA's) 2024, proudly supported by Danbro Business Solutions and Financial Planning.

Over the past few weeks, you have been nominating a person or business that you believe merits recognition in one of the 24 amazing categories.

With a Black-Tie Gala Dinner and amazing entertainment on the evening of Friday 19th April 2024 at the glamorous Blackpool Tower Ballroom, this will be a night to remember

It's NOW time for the public to vote for which one of the five shortlisted nominees in each category should win!


Event of The Year Award

Events that have taken place in the area, such as independent events and council events, festivals, Fun Days Gala Days

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Trade Services Award

Trade businesses, including. electricians, plumbers, builders, tilers, and green energy suppliers

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Online/Web Based Award

Any business that has no shop front, that is purely web/social media-based B2B or B2C

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Not For Profit Award

Any charity or not-for-profit Community Interest Company can enter this category

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Business Person of The Year

Anyone who is running a business and has shown growth, innovation or any other stand out results

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Customer Services Awards

Any business that has interaction with the general public in a customer-facing situation in person or online

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Employer of The Year

Any business in any sector that employs at least one other person besides the "Boss", needs to show they are the best

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Food Glorious Food

All food outlets, bars, pubs, café's restaurants, takeaways, butchers, cake shops, etc-anyone that serves food

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Local New Business Award

Open for any business opened and set up in the last 2 years (from January 22 to January 24)

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Local Independent Retailer

Any retail business, boutiques, gift shops, car dealers, furniture, etc

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Digital Marketing & Creativity Award

Anything digital or creative industry, inc. content creators, digital marketing, videos, photography

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Medium Business Award

Any business in any sector with 10-24 employees

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Small Business Award

Any business within the Blackpool and Fylde Coast area in any sector with 1-9 employees, including sole traders

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Large Business Award

Any business in any sector with 25+ employees

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Kids Choice Awards

Anything Child-related, inc. play centres, attractions, nurseries, could even be child-friendly cafes etc.

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CSR Award

Businesses that have gone out of their way to help and strengthen there community through volunteering and charitable events.

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Professional Services

Solicitors, Accountants, Financial Advisors, Insurance Brokers, Banking, Card Services, Estate agencies, architects etc

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Hospitality Award

Venues, Hotels, B&B's, Attractions, Restaurants, Bars, Pubs, Clubs, Staff Agencies

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Hair & Nail Salon

All Hair and nail salons, inc mobile and in-House

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Beauty & Aesthetics

All, beauty, aesthetics, mobile, in-house, lash's, MUA

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Leisure & Tourism Award

Any business working within the tourism industry, including. attractions, Events, and hotels

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After Dark Award

Any nightlife entertainment, Inc. bars, pubs, clubs, entertainment venues

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Health, Fitness & Wellbeing

Gyms, fitness, nutrition, Personal Trainers, Wellbeing therapists, anything that promotes a healthier lifestyle

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Coaching/Training Business

Personal Development, Training Companies, Growth Advisors, 121 or group business coaching

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Full terms and conditions can be viewed here