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Our Chair to fulfil his duties as High Sheriff

3rd March 2016 by Onside Youth Zones

Our Chairman, Bill Holroyd, the High Sheriff of Cheshire, has announced the finalists for the High Sheriff of Cheshire Enterprise Awards, in its celebratory 10th Anniversary year, which will raise money for our Youth Zone mission.

The cream of the county’s business community has been unveiled by Bill, with the announcement of the finalists for the High Sheriff of Cheshire Enterprise Awards in the build up to the annual awards night on Tuesday, March 8 at Chester Racecourse.

The High Sheriff of Cheshire Enterprise Awards judges visited finalists in December and are in the process of making recommendations for the awards night.

A new category – Award for Training, Development and Opportunity for Young People – is launched this year for the range of businesses in the region who support the growth of young people.

To mark the 10th anniversary celebratory year, Bill will also make a special presentation of a ‘best of the best’ award to one of the previous winners of the overall High Sheriff’s Award for Enterprise.  Bill is kindly donating £10,000 to the chosen charity of the winner.

The finalists for this year’s Awards, by category, are:


High Sheriff’s Award for Enterprise 2015/16, sponsored by Cheshire & Warrington LEP, O2 and ESL Fuels

AD Aerospace
Farrat Isolevel Ltd
Tyres on the Drive

High Sheriff’s Award for Responsible Business Practice, sponsored by Timpson

Chester Zoo
Jodrell Bank
Sharples Group

Mornflake Oats Award for Innovation

Solo Containment
Microsystems UK Ltd
Bikmo Plus

Roberts Bakery Family Business Award of Excellence

Farrat Isolevel Ltd
Hollies Farm Shop
Land of Beds

Award for Training, Development and Opportunity for Young People, sponsored by Cheshire East Council and Click Consult

Barlows UK Ltd
Chester Zoo
TTE Training Ltd

Cheshire Business Exporter of the Year, sponsored by North Wales & Cheshire Chamber of Commerce and Oliver Valves

Crawford Healthcare
Solo Containment

The Cheshire Business Leader Awards for Entrepreneur of the Year and Outstanding Business Leader will be announced on the night.

Bill Holroyd the High Sheriff of Cheshire, said: “We are extraordinarily fortunate to have such a range of vibrant businesses in Cheshire, Halton and Warrington. The contribution they make to both our economy and their local communities is vital for the well-being of our county and it is wonderful to have the opportunity to applaud their work.”

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