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Local Business Awards

Coastal Radio brings you the very first Local Business Awards (LBA's) 2024.

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, this will be a night to remember

It will soon be 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

Trade Services Award

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

Online/Web Based Award

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

Not For Profit Award

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


Business Person of The Year

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

Customer Services Awards

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

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

Food Glorious Food

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

Local New Business Award

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

Local Independent Retailer

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


Digital Marketing & Creativity Award

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

Small Business Award

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

Medium Business Award

Any business in any sector with 10-24 employees

Large Business Award

Any business in any sector with 25+ employees

Kids Choice Awards

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

CSR Award

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

Professional Services

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

Hospitality Award

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

Hair & Nail Salon

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

Beauty & Aesthetics

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

Leisure & Tourism Award

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

After Dark Award

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

Health, Fitness & Wellbeing

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

Coaching/Training Business

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

Nominate Here

Sorry but nominations are now closed

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