Finalists Announced for the 2015 Cherwell Business Awards

March 25th 2016

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The 4th Cherwell Business Awards, a celebration of North Oxfordshire’s best businesses, will take place on Friday, the 15th of May, 2015, within a beautiful marquee, set in the grounds of Sibford School near Banbury.

The Gala Dinner will be a fantastic black-tie event beginning with a drinks reception, followed by a sit-down three-course dinner.  Throughout the evening, there will be ten fabulous awards presented and it will be a wonderful opportunity for business people throughout the Cherwell district to get together to celebrate the success and achievements within our region.

The difficult task of shortlisting the finalists has now been completed and 24 superb local businesses and business people are in with a chance of winning an award.  Each of these finalists have also been automatically been entered into the prestigious Oxfordshire Business Awards, taking place on the 19th June 2015.

Tickets for the Gala Dinner are now available at £60 per person, or you may wish to book a table for 10 people at a cost of £600. Please visit the website to reserve your tickets, or contact

The Cherwell Business Awards 2015 – Finalists

Congratulations to the following shortlisted finalists, who come from a wide range of sectors and locations, as well as representing new, established, large and small businesses.  The finalists are listed below, in alphabetical order:

A2 Dominion Group New Business Award
•    Bicester Heritage
•    Edd Frost & Daughters
•    Musclegenes

Banbury & Bicester College Employer of the Year Award
•    Clark Howes
•    Hunts
•    Mayday Employment

Begbroke Science Park Innovation & Creativity Award
•    Hunts
•    Oxford Photovoltaics
•    Zeta Specialist Lighting Ltd

Bicester Village Customer Service Award
•    Hart Veterinary Centre
•    Healthy Performance
•    Thames Security Management

Cherwell District Council Charity & Community Award
•    ARCh
•    Bicester Green
•    Katharine House Hospice

Ellacotts LLP Business Person Award
•    Paul Angus
•    Kevin Arthur
•    Shaun Jardine

Oxfordshire Apprenticeships Apprenticeship Award
•    ABC Oxford Ltd
•    Catalogues 4 Business
•    Mondelez International

Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership Small Business Award

•    Healthy Performance
•    LCMB
•    One Man Band

Spratt Endicott Established Business Award

•    Clark Howes
•    Kärcher UK Limited

•    R&D Vehicle Systems

Norbar Torque Tools are sponsors of the Cherwell Business of the Year Award 2015 and will be judging from the shortlisted finalists.

To celebrate the success and achievements of businesses and entrepreneurs within North Oxfordshire, book your tickets now for The Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony on 15th May 2015.  Please visit to reserve your tickets.