Skipton and Beyond

Celebrating the best of Skipton and beyond - October 20th 2017 At The Coniston Hotel with Northern Energy family-run suppliers of oil and LPG

The first ever 'Stray FM Best Of Skipton & Beyond Awards' proudly sponsored by Northern Energy are nearly here! They'll encapsulate everything that's great about the area and the people that live and thrive there.

We will be shouting about people who deserve recognition.  We've received hundreds of nominations for 'The Best Of' Skipton and beyond across a variety of categories.

And we're delighted to announce the shortlisted entries below...

Building A Better Society Award - Skipton Building Society

Building A Better Society Award with Skipton Building Society

An award designed to recognise a group or individual who have made a significant contribution to helping others in the local area. Where people are put first and their lives are improved.

Nominees:

SELFA
Feathers Funky Eggs
Skipton & Craven Action for Disability (S.C.A.D)

TheBest Farmer Award with Walker Foster

The Best Farmer Award with Walker Foster Solicitors

Do you know someone who truly loves what they are doing?  A passionate farmer who works hard represents Skipton in all they do, and truly believes in what they do.

Nominees:

Ronnie Airey
Andrew Carr
Richard Mawson

Best Working Dog with The Golden Paste Company

The Best Working Dog With The Golden Paste Company

Do you know a dog who truly deserves this title?  A dog who helps his owner to fulfil their job.  A dog who helps someone in their everyday life.  A truly inspiring animal.

Winner to be announced on the day.

The Best Shop Award with Masons Arms

The Best Shop Award With The Masons Arms Gargrave

Do you know a shop that stands out from the rest?  Makes you want to go back again and again.  Someone that puts the customer first?

Nominees:

Mauds House
The Present Planners
Dogsbody & Friends

The Best Bar Award With Bizzie Lizzie's

The Best Pub Or Bar With Bizzie Lizzie's

What venue in Skipton or the surrounding area stands out for you?  Somewhere with real character, great customer service and makes you come back for more.

Nominees:

The Boathouse
Cock & Bottle
VSQ

Best New Business Awards with Blue Fin Insurance

The Best New Business With Bluefin Insurance

Which new business has already made its mark in the Skipton area?  Whatever business they are, if they started within the last 12 months and you think they deserve recognition nominate them now!

Nominees:

The Comb & Clipper
Two Sisters Bar & Kitchen
Alexander's

Best Community Project with Dale Eddison

The Best Community Project With Dale Eddison

Help us to recognise a community project or initiative that has really made a difference to the people of Skipton and the surrounding area.

Nominees:

Skipton Tennis Club
The Upper Wharfedale CIC (Community Interest Company)
Exclusively Inclusive

Lifetime Achievement Award with Yorkshire Cruise Club

The Lifetime Achievement Award With The Yorkshire Cruise Club

We want to recognise a person who has truly made a difference in the Skipton area.  They've lived and breathed the town and surrounding area.  A Skipton legend.

Winner to be announced on the day.

Best Place To Eat

The Best Place To Eat with Class One Direct

If you could go to one place to eat in the Skipton area where would it be?  Is it your favourite Italian, an amazing local pub or a takeaway? 

Nominees:

Alexander's
The Cake'Ole
Le Caveau

Host Venue The Coniston Hotel

Thank you for your nominations for The Best Of Skipton and Beyond Awards. which proudly supported by Northern Energy 

Nominations are now closed

Terms and conditions

Nominations for The Skipton & Beyond Awards are open from Monday the 21st August 00:01 until Tuesday the 26th September 23:59.  Judging will take place between the 27th September and 10th October 2017.  All submissions will be read and if a nomination is shortlisted they will be contacted before the ceremony.  The event takes place at The Consiton Hotel on the 20th of October and all ceremony details will be confirmed with attendees.  Stray FM Standard Terms Apply.

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