The Finalists of the Skipton Business Awards
Best New Business
Elsworth at the Mill
Best Independent Business
On Trend Boutique
The Art Shop
Best Family Business
Howards Market Stall
The Art Shop
Best Live Entertainment
The Mess Rooms
The Best Food & Drink Award
Three Sheep Tearooms
Best Tourism Business Award
Skipton Town Hall
Health and Wellbeing Awards
Sarah Rennison Physiotherapy
Tim Done Clinics
Hair and Beauty Award
Melvin & Co
Best Professional Services
Natwest High Street Branch
Skipton Building Society High Street Branch
The Mortgage Home
The Best Retailer Award
Need a New Top
Below are all the businesses per category which were successfully longlisted and were sent to the judging panel. They have all done exceptionally well to get to this stage.
Best New Business Award – Sponsored by Le Caveau
Skipton is a great place to establish your business. This award celebrates a new business or company that has started within the past 12 months.
Speakeasy Tarbetts Fishmongers Brown Bag Café
The Swadford Hub Commando Mindset
Skipton Auto Services Elsworth at the Mill
Professional Services Award Sponsored by Aspire Magazine
This award recognises the predominantly office-based businesses delivering professional services throughout the town. Nominations might include the financial or legal sectors, architects, design agencies, insurance brokers and so much more.
NatWest Skipton Building Society The Mortgage Home
Best independent Business Award – Sponsored by Shepherd Partnership
This award is for independent businesses. Whether it sells something unique, or offers exceptional levels of care for customers, tell us about your favourite independent in the town centre and why they deserve to win the award.
The Art Shop The Clubhouse Coffee & Cycles Speakeasy
On Trend Boutique Captain Jellyfish Moon Education The Geekside
Best Family Businesses Award – Sponsored by Belle Vue Dental Practice
Skipton is proud to have a number of well-established family run businesses. The winner of this award will have family members working in the business from more than one generation.
The Art Shop Two Sisters The Mess Room
Bean Loved Drake and Macefield Howards Market Stall
Best Live Entertainment venue Award – Sponsored by Teddy Boutique
The winner will offer regular and diverse range of live music or entertainment
The Mess Room Speakeasy The Sound Bar The Treehouse
The Health and Wellbeing Award – Sponsored by Benjamin Opticians
Recognising the local businesses committed to the wellbeing of their local community.
Sarah Rennison Physiotherapy Commando Mindset Tim Done Clinics
The Backman Craven Leisure No 45 Jetts
The Best Food and Drink Award – Sponsored by Bizzie Lizzie’s
Skipton has a wealth of hospitality businesses. The winner of this award will celebrate the best food and/or drink-based business.
Two Sisters Bean Loved The Three Sheep Tearoom
The Swadford Hub Le Caveau The Clubhouse Cycles & Coffee Efendy
Best Tourism Business – Sponsored by Elsworth at the Mill
The winner of this award will celebrating the tourist offer in the town, this could be an attraction, experience, accommodation provider or business associated with the tourism or leisure sector.
The Bailey Mill Bridge Gallery Pennine Cruisers
Skipton Castle Skipton Market Skipton Town Hall
Hair and Beauty Salon of the Year – Sponsored by The Backman
Nominate your favourite salon and let us know why they deserve to win the award. With so many potential nominees throughout the town centre including hair, nails, skincare, and tattoo parlours.
Chic Rebecca Reynolds Melvin & Co
The Branding Iron Velvet Boho
Best Retailer Award – Sponsored by AWB Charlesworth Solicitors
Skipton has a wide range of stores offering a variety of produce including clothing, household items, books, stationery, pharmacy products, groceries and so much more.
On Trend Boutique The Aisle Captain Jellyfish
Discount Sports Azendi The Home Company
The Geekside Need a New Top (NANT) Teddy Boutique
Unsung Hero – Sponsored by Brown Bag Café
This award recognises the individual from a Skipton who really excels and makes a positive impact to Skipton. They should be someone who has really gone above and beyond to fly the flag for the town and made an outstanding contribution to improving the town centre.
To be announced on the night!