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South West tops England for 8th year in National Tourism Awards

The finalists for the national VisitEngland awards have been announced and the South West’s position as England’s top region for quality have been further reinforced with 13 of the 53 finalists.

Nominations for the national awards were put forward following the South West Tourism...

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Plymouth teenager honoured with Diana Award for helping to protect city’s children

Authored by Mary

A Plymouth teenager has been honoured with a Diana Award for her contribution to the city’s Together for Childhood programme, which aims to prevent child sexual abuse.

Tegan Tunnicliffe, 18, has been commended for her ongoing work helping to protect children and young people from harm at a virtual ‘red carpet’ event this afternoon, the first in the ceremony’s history.

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South West electrical wholesaler brings home the gongs - virtually

Authored by Sue Cade

There was elation this week when Devondale Electrical learnt that the company’s Bideford branch had won Branch of the Year in the national Electrical Wholesaler Awards.

The news got even better when it turned out that the whole company had also achieved Highly Commended in the Wholesaler of the Year, 6-25 branches.

The industry awards were due to take place in London on May 21...

Woolfardisworthy pub among the winners of CAMRA’s Pub Design Awards

Authored by Mary

The Farmers Arms in Woolfardisworthy, Devon is one of two pubs that has won the 'Refurbishment Award' in CAMRA’s prestigious Pub Design Awards.

The award, held in conjunction with Historic England, celebrate exceptional pubs across the country that have undergone conversion or conservation work, or are newly built. It shares the Refurbishment Award category with the Peterborough Arms...

Taking on the online giants at their own game

Authored by Mike Page

Builders’ merchant Inter-Line is showing how to beat the online giants with a best-in-class digital operation that has just won the prestigious website of the year title.

Online giants such as Amazon and Screwfix have been eyeing up the builders’ merchant sector and are taking business from traditional merchants.

This has left many builders’ merchants reviewing how their...

Devon NHS worker wins Christmas Community Award

Authored by News Desk

Cult cleaning product maker SPh2ONGE is delighted to crown the first-ever winner of its Community Award: Summer Taylor, a young NHS healthcare assistant from Plymouth.

The SPh2ONGE Community Award was launched in Autumn 2019 to highlight remarkable individuals who demonstrate selflessness, generosity and kindness in their lives and make others’ lives better.

Summer, 20,...

Salcombe Brewery Co's Island Street Porter named Champion Beer

Authored by kath@raw

Salcombe Brewery Co gained a new accolade for its award-winning Island Street Porter last week when it was named Champion Beer by Taste of The West, at their award ceremony in Exeter. Island Street Porter (ABV 5.9%), is a rich velvety porter that was launched earlier this year and has gone on to win a multitude of awards in its short history.

Brewer Sam Beaman comments: “ We created...

Devon-based GripHero takes silver in prestigious national health & safety awards

Authored by Lily Geary

GripHero Ltd, the developer of the world’s first fuel nozzle-mounted hand-protection dispenser, has won silver at the prestigious Tomorrow’s Health & Safety Awards 2019, which honour services and products that have had the biggest impact on the health and safety industry over the past year.

Winning second place is seen as an outstanding achievement for the Devon-based business,...

Plymouth Company K F Kitchens nominated for national kitchen award

Authored by NewsPlymouth

Local kitchen manufacturer and showroom K F Kitchens has been nominated for a prestigious national trade award. The Plymouth- based company is up for the highly coveted ‘Studio Partner of the Year’ prize at this year’s Häfele Studio Partner Awards, which it won last year.

The Häfele Studio Partner Awards celebrate the successes and achievements of Häfele’s Studio Partners- an elite...

PSP companies shortlisted or prestigious business awards

Authored by Duncan Little

Top business accolades potentially await four prestigious Plymouth Science Park based companies which have been shortlisted for the annual Plymouth Business Awards, being held at the Plymouth Pavilions on Friday, 17 May.

Scores of companies were nominated for the accolades which are eagerly awaited by the corporate world as they cover more than 15 categories.

Moortec and Sponge...

Plympton Academy student wins award for being a good citizen

Authored by ClareG

A Plympton Academy student is the first young person to win a new award created by the Plympton Stannator. To mark the centenary of the end of World War I, the Plympton Stannator, Natalie Harrison, decided to create an annual award, The Citizenship award, to recognise students who support others and are active citizens.

The Stannator then asked staff at Plympton Academy to nominate...