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Business awards

There are numerous awards for businesses that take place both regionally and nationally in which businesses in West Lancashire have been successful.


Celebrate your success

We want to celebrate this success, so if your company has recently won an award and you would like to be featured on this site, let us know about it:

Tel: Regeneration and Estates on 01695 577177
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West Lancashire Challenge Apprenticeship Awards 2014

 West Lancashire’s top apprentices and the employers who invest in apprenticeships had their achievements recognised at the 2014 West Lancashire Challenge Apprenticeship Awards.


The awards were introduced by Victoria Hipkiss, Employer Account Advisor for Lancashire and Cumbria at the National Apprenticeship Service. She spoke about the benefits of apprenticeships to businesses and individuals.


The following awards were presented by Councillor Adrian Owens, West Lancashire Borough Council portfolio holder for Regeneration:


Apprentice of the Year Awards

  • Winner: Sam Maison, Home Instead Senior Care (UK) Ltd.
  • Highly Commended: Aaron Vaight, Wates Living Space
  • Highly Commended: Ben Peel, Taylor’s Farm Shop Ltd.
  • Highly Commended: Eleanor Sharrock, Burscough Priory Science College
  • Highly Commended: Kirstie Dwan, West Lancashire Council for Voluntary Service


Large Apprenticeship Employer Award

  • Winner: Wates Living Space
  • Highly Commended: SCA Hygiene Products Ltd.

SME Apprentice Employer Award

  • Winner: Taylor’s Farm Shop Ltd.
  • Highly Commended: Riverside Truck Rental Ltd.
  • Highly Commended: M&D Cleaning Supplies Ltd.

Recent business awards

Below are details of some recent awards that highlight the quality and competitiveness of the businesses in our borough:


The Red Rose Awards 2014

Fairbanks Environmental Ltd of Skelmersdale were recently presented with the International Achievement Award at the Red Rose Awards Ceremony. Fairbanks provides management services to petrol firms across 4 countries including Shell and BP.


The BIBAs 2013

Firbanks Environmental Ltd (external link) of Skelmersdale beat off competition from seven other businesses to scoop the best overall business award in the 2013 BIBAs.


The Guardian Social Enterprise Award 2013

Brighter Future Workshop (external link) have been awarded the Guardian Social Enterprise Award for their work in recycling mobility equipment and training local disadvantaged and disabled people.




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Last Updated: 4/8/2014

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