The finalists have been announced for the 2022 Love Lancaster Business Awards.
The awards celebrate success across the Lancaster BID Zone in Lancaster city centre, across 15 categories. They are brought to you by Lancaster BID in partnership with Holdens Law with support from Lancaster City Council.
BID bosses were looking for nominations to recognise employees and businesses that go that extra mile to contribute to making Lancaster city centre a better place for everyone to live, work, invest and visit.
The shortlisted nominees in all categories are:
Café/Coffee Shop of the Year - sponsored by Two Stories
Journey Social Espresso Bar / Holm Coffee / The Old Bell
Customer Service Team of the Year - sponsored by Q2Q Ltd
Simply Baby Lancaster / Dalton Square Pharmacy / Gregory Williams Butchers
Visitor Attraction of the Year - sponsored by The Travellers Choice
Lancaster Escape Rooms / Lancashire Police Museum / The Dukes, Lancaster
Professional Services Award - sponsored by Eventus Recruitment Group
Guy Penn & Co Ltd - Lancaster / Two Stories / Hpa Chartered Architects
Superhero Award - sponsored by EDF
Andrew Reilly (Lancaster Past & Present) / Margaret Holmes (Dalton Sq Pharmacy) / Luke Clark (Resident Weed Remover)
Young Person of the Year - sponsored by Lancaster & Morecambe College
Dylan Jones (@thesugarhouse) / Erin Gosling (The Sweet Escape) / Phoebe Hill (Brew)
Manager of the Year - sponsored by Guy Penn & Co Ltd - Lancaster
Gemma Carradice (The Sun Hotel & Bar) / Lorna Stellakis (Q2Q Ltd) / Sally Davidson (@thesugarhouse)
Small Retailer of the Year - sponsored by Primark
Meet the Makers / Ethel & Em / Arteria
Takeway of the Year - sponsored by Lancaster Eats
Goburrito UK / Aquila Wood Fired Neapolitan Pizza / Just Blaze Gourmet Street Food
Hair & Beauty Salon of the Year - sponsored by Printing.com Lancaster
Esquire Gents Hair Salon / Jo and Cass Lancaster / Rachel Anne Lancaster
Employee of the Year - sponsored by Lancaster City Council
Brent Lees (The Dukes, Lancaster) / Molly King (@thesugarhouse) / Michelle Angus (Fox & Medcalfe Pharmacy)
Pub of the Year - sponsored by Coast N Country
Stonewell Tap / The Pub / Ye Olde John O Gaunt
Large Retailer of the Year - sponsored by St Nicholas Arcades
Iceland Foods Lancaster / Boots / Primark
Ambassador of the Year - sponsored by Holdens Law
Paul Cusimano (Totally Local Lancaster) / Richard Wooldridge (Hpa Chartered Architects) / Marcus Angell (SilverDoor)
An independent panel of judges will assess all nominations to decide the winners, to be announced on Thursday 10th November in a ceremony held at Lancaster Town Hall.