THE FINALISTS for this year’s 2018 Business Awards, hosted by Altrincham & Sale Chamber of Commerce, have been revealed.

Hundreds of businesses were nominated for the annual awards, but judges have now whittled it down to a shortlist of just two nominees per category.

The winners and runners-up will be revealed during the Chamber’s 7th annual award dinner at the Best Western Cresta Court Hotel on October 11.

Altrincham & Sale Chamber CEO, Sue Aldridge, said: “We are blessed to have a thriving business community in Sale and Altrincham and as such it has been an incredibly difficult task to create a shortlist from the many entries we received.”

The finalists are as follows:

Small Business of the Year - DJM Dairies and PC Express

Start Up Business - The Hideaway and Blissed out Babies

Property Team - Myerson Solicitors and City Branch

Provider of Professional Services - Find and be Found and Spectra Safety

Restaurant/Bar of the Year - Tre Ciccio and Cowtown Grill

Leisure & Tourism - Mid Cheshire Community Rail and Hale Barns Events

Young Apprentice of the year - Liam Gilmore and Emma Coates

Charity of the Year - CAFT and Prevent Breast Cancer

PR & Media Company of the Year - JWC PR and R M S

Contribution to Altrincham - Cresta Court Hotel and Altrincham Today

Contribution to Sale - The Square Shopping Centre and Sale FC Rugby Club

Business of the Year - Corner House Design and PC Express