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VIDEO: Lancashire Telegraph Business of the Year: acdc LED

Lancashire Telegraph: acdc CEO Gareth Frankland with awards night host Norman Prince

9:41am Monday 18th November 2013

A MULTI-MILLION-pound business which grew out of a small village was named the best in East Lancashire.

Small Business of the Year: DP Structures

Lancashire Telegraph: Michael Lowcock, David Palmer MD and Tom Simpson of DP Structures

9:47am Monday 18th November 2013

WINNING the award for Best Small Business topped off a great year for design and fabrication company DP Structures.

Export award: Northern Industrial

Lancashire Telegraph: From left, operations manager Stuart Park, financial director Michelle Cooper, MD John Lenehan and business development director David Lenehan

9:59am Monday 18th November 2013

BLACKBURN company Northern Industrial saw its turnover ‘explode’ after targeting global businesses on the internet.

Environment award: Herbert Parkinson

Lancashire Telegraph: Herbert Parkinson’s Andy Long (left) and Chris Lee

9:58am Monday 18th November 2013

BRINGING its waste levels down to zero earned Darwen-based company Herbert Parkinson the environment award.

Manufacturing award: Precision Polymer Engineering

Lancashire Telegraph: Precision Polymer Engineering staff celebrate their award

9:57am Monday 18th November 2013

BOSSES at Precision Polymer Engineering spoke of their plans to open a factory in Texas after winning the manufacturing award.

Deal of the Year: acdc LED

Lancashire Telegraph: Gareth Frankland (second from right), CEO of acdc LED, collects the award

9:55am Monday 18th November 2013

SECURING a £5million contract in the Middle East means a Barrowford company will be creating new East Lancashire jobs.

Social and Community Award winner: Healthy Living

Lancashire Telegraph: The Healthy Living team celebrate their award

9:54am Monday 18th November 2013

THE social and community award was presented to charity Healthy Living, which aims to reduce health inequalities in Blackburn and Darwen.

Team of the Year winner: Bowker Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph: Jamie Allison (left) of sponsor Napthens Solicitors  with Stewart Rose,  Bowker service manager

9:50am Monday 18th November 2013

RENOWNED for its sales service across the country, Bowker Blackburn added the title of Team of the Year to its list of accolades.

Innovation and Technology winner: Velocity Composites

Lancashire Telegraph: From left, Steve Rumbelow, chief excecutive of sponsor Burnley Council, and John Bridges, Gerry Johnson and Chris Banks of Velocity Composites

9:48am Monday 18th November 2013

BURNLEY company Velocity Composites was recognised for its novel solutions to waste in the aerospace industry when it won the award for Innovation and Technology.

Training and Development winner: Meltech

Lancashire Telegraph: Curtis Singleton (left) and Greg Strong of Meltech

9:44am Monday 18th November 2013

BLACKBURN company Meltech will ‘survive and move on further’ because it commits to training and development which brings local talent through the ranks, according to one of its managers.

Retailer of the Year winner: The Original Factory Shop,

Lancashire Telegraph: Darrel Treece-Birch (left) and Shane Goodwin of The Original Factory Shop

9:39am Monday 18th November 2013

A NATIONAL retail giant announced another unique product after being named Retailer of the Year!

East Lancashire's finest honoured at Telegraph Business Awards

11:40am Saturday 16th November 2013

THE cream of East Lancashire businesses took centre stage last night at the Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards.

Finalists: Innovation and Technology

10:29am Friday 15th November 2013

THE aerospace industry is very much alive and well across East Lancashire.

The finalists: Small Business of the Year

10:25am Friday 15th November 2013

Connect Childcare Burnley BURNLEY company Connect Childcare is a small business making a big impact.

The finalists: Training and Development

10:20am Friday 15th November 2013

Precision Polymer Engineering Blackburn

Just one week left to enter the Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards

Lancashire Telegraph: Reidy's Home of Music celebrate winning their award last year

2:43pm Friday 23rd August 2013

A CHAMPION of East Lancashire small businesses today urged entrepreneurs to put their companies on the map by entering the Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards.

Council chiefs call on East Lancashire business innovators to enter Telegraph awards

Lancashire Telegraph: The team from MDA celebrate their award win last year

8:42am Wednesday 14th August 2013

TWO East Lancashire council leaders have urged firms to showcase their enterprise in the region’s biggest and best business awards.

Big shout out to East Lancashire businesses at Telegraph awards

5:20pm Monday 22nd July 2013

A BUSINESS chief has urged East Lancashire firms to ‘crank up the volume’ and enter the Lancashire Telegraph’s Business Awards.

Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards 2013 will celebrate the very best companies in the region

Lancashire Telegraph: MDA were Business of the Year winners at last year's awards

10:53am Monday 15th July 2013

TODAY we launch the Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards 2013 – the premier event in the area’s business calendar and the leading showcase for East Lancashire enterprise.

How to enter the Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards 2013

Lancashire Telegraph: Entries are now open for the Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards

10:46am Monday 15th July 2013

Everything you need to know about entering this year's awards . . .

VIDEO & GALLERY: Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards 2012 - The winners

Lancashire Telegraph: MDA is our business of the year

12:30am Saturday 17th November 2012

A FIRM which has announced its best-ever financial performance during its 25th anniversary year was last night crowned East Lancashire’s top business.

Encore to East Lancashire’s business success

Lancashire Telegraph: SNAP HAPPY The MDA team take the Business of the Year title

3:56pm Monday 19th November 2012

THE crème de la crème of East Lancashire’s business community stepped out for a spectacular celebration of what the region has to offer at the Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards.

We won’t be floored by being green!

Lancashire Telegraph: GROUND WORKS Interfloor’s health and safety adviser Anthony Paul and marketing manager Paul Marsh

4:09pm Monday 19th November 2012

FLOORING accessories and carpet underlay manufacturer Interfloor Limited was delighted to pick up the environment award.

We’re four-ging ahead with expansion plans

Lancashire Telegraph: AWARD Company investment Director Maxine Wild and group director Wayne Wild

4:07pm Monday 19th November 2012

A STEELY determination saw Darwen-based fabrication firm WEC Group pick up its fourth Lancashire Telegraph business award in a row.

Judges get message about Dynamax

Lancashire Telegraph: DYNA-MITE WIN  Howard Smith with the award

4:04pm Monday 19th November 2012

THE traditional billboard is getting a facelift thanks to Dynamax Technologies.

New superstore’s pitch is perfect for Reidy's

Lancashire Telegraph: FINE TUNING Kate Hollern presents MD Paul Nuttall with the award as the Reidy’s team celebrates

4:02pm Monday 19th November 2012

AFTER recently going through the biggest transformation in its 90-year history, Reidy’s Home of Music was thrilled to be awarded the high street retailer award.

Aircelle’s programme inspires a generation

Lancashire Telegraph: Aircelle’s programme inspires a generation

3:59pm Monday 19th November 2012

THE award for social and community development went to Burnley aerospace firm Aircelle.

Furnishing workers with specialist skills

Lancashire Telegraph: KEEPING IT BRITISH Blackburn College vice-principal Lisa O’Loughlin presents Ian Blackburn with Senator’s award

3:52pm Monday 19th November 2012

MAJOR investment in people, infrastructure and new technology is paying off for Senator International with customers buying its range of office furniture in ever increasing numbers around the world.

Colonial’s expansion

Lancashire Telegraph: GREATEST GIFT

3:46pm Monday 19th November 2012

EVERYTHING is coming up roses for an East Lancashire online florist, wine and hamper firm after it scooped the export award.

Company really seized window of opportunity

Lancashire Telegraph: VIVA VEKA! The team with the award

3:44pm Monday 19th November 2012

DAVE Jones, managing director of Burnley-based Veka, was overwhelmed with joy after clinching the Deal of the Year Award.

Top team delighted to win an Academy award

Lancashire Telegraph: CHAMPAGNE MOMENT Academy production director Aaron Shread, James Allison from Napthens, and operations director Michael Lambert celebrate.

3:41pm Monday 19th November 2012

ALTHAM marketing company Academy Print and Design was recognised for its achievements in the team award category.

Holker powered its way through recession

Lancashire Telegraph: GREAT TEAM Directors Mike Ingham (left) and Matthew Metcalfe.

3:39pm Monday 19th November 2012

WINNER of the small business award sponsored by Hyndburn Enterprise Trust was Colne-based IT firm Holker Network Solutions.

The finalists: Environment Award

Lancashire Telegraph: Interfloor

4:57pm Tuesday 13th November 2012

The shortlisted candidates.

The finalists: Export Award

Lancashire Telegraph: acdc

4:52pm Tuesday 13th November 2012

The top three nominees.

The finalists: Manufacturer of the Year

Lancashire Telegraph: acdc

4:46pm Tuesday 13th November 2012

Meet the finalists.

The finalists: Training and Development

Lancashire Telegraph: Child Action North West

4:39pm Tuesday 13th November 2012

The top three candidates.

The finalists: High Street Retailer

Lancashire Telegraph: Reidy's Home of Music

4:33pm Tuesday 13th November 2012

Our top three shops.

The finalists: Business of the Year

Lancashire Telegraph: Rosslee Construction

4:28pm Tuesday 13th November 2012

Our three top contenders.

The finalists: Team of the Year

Lancashire Telegraph: Academy Print and Design

4:20pm Tuesday 13th November 2012

Our shortlisted nominees.

The finalists: Social & Community Development

Lancashire Telegraph: Aircelle

4:15pm Tuesday 13th November 2012

The shortlisted candidates.

The finalists: Deal of the Year

Lancashire Telegraph: RUComfy

3:59pm Tuesday 13th November 2012

The three finalists.

The finalists: Innovation and Technology

Lancashire Telegraph: Colonial Gifts

3:52pm Tuesday 13th November 2012

Meet the finalists.

The finalists: Small Business of the Year

Lancashire Telegraph: Businesswise

3:39pm Tuesday 13th November 2012

Our shortlisted candidates.

Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards 2012: The nominees

Lancashire Telegraph: Judges Tim Bullough, commercial director of Accrol Papers, Mike Cook, Burnley Borough Council regeneration director and Lancashire Telegraph assistant editor Nick Nunn try to whittle down the record number of entries

10:12am Thursday 27th September 2012

THE best of East Lancashire’s business enterprise is revealed today with the announcement of the finalists in the 2012 Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards.

Business expert urges firms to enter area's biggest awards

9:39am Tuesday 28th August 2012

A TOP business expert today urged East Lancashire enterprises to spread the word about their excellence by entering the area’s biggest awards.

East Lancashire firms urged to enter achievements in the Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards

Lancashire Telegraph: East Lancashire firms urged to enter achievements in the Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards

4:00pm Thursday 16th August 2012

LEADING figures across East Lancashire are urging firms to showcase their enterprise and achievements by entering the area’s premier business awards.

All set for best year yet as Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards are launched

Lancashire Telegraph: Merc Engineering Group scooped Business of the Year at last year’s awards

1:21pm Wednesday 8th August 2012

TODAY we launch the Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards 2012 – and the premier event in the area’s business calendar is set to be the best yet.

Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards 2012: The categories

1:25pm Wednesday 8th August 2012

There's a category to suit every business in East Lancashire in this year's awards.

Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards 2012: How to enter

1:48pm Wednesday 8th August 2012

Entry forms for the Lancashire Telegraph 2012 Business Awards can be downloaded here: Business Awards 2012 entry form.docx

Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards: The winners

Lancashire Telegraph: WINNERS! Merc Engineering bosses Nigel Jenkins; production director, John Hoyle; commercial director; and Les Nuttall, managing director, celebrate with compere and TV personality Dianne Oxberry

12:33pm Saturday 12th November 2011

WITH PHOTO GALLERY: A night of celebration, inspiration and ‘heroic’ success stories marked the 2011 Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards last night.



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