PENDLE fabric wholesaler Whyte & Ivory has received a Royal award for International Trade.

The Kenyon Road Brierfield supplier of curtain linings and fabrics is one of more than 200 businesses honoured with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Pendle MP and business minister Andrew Stephenson said: “I am delighted that White & Ivory has been recognised by Her Majesty The Queen with such a prestigious award.

"Whyte & Ivory is a proud example of our community, making a huge contribution not just to Pendle but as an innovative and talented business to our growing economy.

“We are working hard to create the best possible environment to start and grow businesses, and I’m delighted that Whyte & Ivory is recognised for its hard work.”