In Association With
November 24, 2015

After much anticipation, the winners of the Made in Bury Business Awards 2015 were announced on Thursday 19th November at a glittering ceremony here in Bury.

The Made in Bury Business Awards, in association with thebestofbury, Bury Council and Tower FM, are championing local businesses and celebrating their outstanding achievements.

Over 350 business men and women, including judges, sponsors and some of Bury’s most high-profile professionals, attended the prestigious awards ceremony, which took place at the Longfield Suite, Prestwich.

The evening featured a drinks reception sponsored by 1Power, delicious three-course meal and amazing performances by Custard Storm. Winners, Highly Commended and Commended across 18 categories, plus the Outstanding Achievement award, were announced by BBC Radio Manchester presenter Andy Crane, with businesses from all sectors and sizes rewarded for their success.

Then at 1am, over 120 guests were whisked away on the Longden and Cook party bus to the Belvoir VIP after party, which took place at the Village Hotel, Bury, where the partying continued until 4am. 

Now in their third year, the MIBBAs have become the number one event in Bury's business calendar, with discussions about next year's ceremony already taking place.

The Winners, Highly Commended and Commended in each category are as follows:

Best in Class - Start-Up 
Winner - Gnatta
Highly Commended - XL11 Ramsbottom Café / Wine Bar
Commended - Shooting Stars Football Academy

Best in Class - Legal and Financial
Winner - AFG LAW Ltd
Highly Commended - Horsfield & Smith Chartered Accountants
Commended - Brytannic

Food and Drink
Winner - The Bury Black Pudding Company
Highly Commended - Slattery
Commended - The Lounge 

Customer Excellence 
Winner - AFG LAW Ltd
Highly Commended - Shooting Stars Football Academy
Commended - Perfect Fit by Carol

Winner - Slattery
Highly Commended - Perfect Fit by Carol
Commended - Cartime

Environmental Impact
Winner - Pulse Flexible Packaging
Highly Commended - Bury Bins
Commended - Connect Electric

Winner - Slattery
Highly Commended - Pawprints Kennels
Commended - HH Smith & Sons Co. Ltd

Property and Construction
Winner - Lacey Plumbing
Highly Commended - Gleeson Homes
Commended - Bespoke Landscapes

Backing Young Bury
Winner - EAT (Employment & Training) Pennines Ltd
Highly Commended - Aspire Education Academy
Commended - Discovery Project

Winner - Qube Events & Productions
Highly Commended - GJ Plastics Ltd
Commended - Slattery

Excellence in Developing People
Winner - AFG LAW Ltd
Highly Commended - Tetrosyl
Commended - Aspire Education Academy

Winner - PC Edutech
Highly Commended - Gnatta
Commended - Fluid Digital

Large Business
Winner - Garic
Highly Commended - The Bury Black Pudding Company
Commended - Pulse Flexible Packaging

Community Impact
Winner - Eagle + Child Ramsbottom
Highly Commended - Bury Street Pastors
Commended - The Joshua Wilson Brain Tumour Charity

Motoring & Transport
Winner - Cartime
Highly Commended - GDT (Graham’s Driver Training)
Commended - Bury Minibus Hire

Manufacturing & Engineering
Winner - GJ Plastics Ltd
Highly Commended - Milliken
Commended - The Clarence & Silver Street Brewery

Health and Beauty
Winner - Carriages Hair and Beauty
Highly Commended - Prestwich Pharmacy
Commended - Faith in Nature

Tourism & Leisure
Winner - East Lancashire Railway
Highly Commended - Village Hotel, Bury
Commended - The Clarence & Silver Street Brewery

Outstanding Achievement 
HH Smith & Sons Co. Ltd 

Made in Bury Ltd, judges and sponsors would like to congratulate all the businesses who took part in this fantastic event and now look forward to the 2016 Made in Bury Business Awards.