At a prestigious awards ball on Wednesday 15 November, the winners of the 5 Star Business Awards were announced.
The awards recognised the best businesses and entrepreneurs based in Aylesbury Vale.
Presented by Ben Moseby from Mix 96 and Councillor Janet Blake, Cabinet Member for Commercialisation and Business Transformation, the spectacular awards event took place at The Oculus - Aylesbury Vale District Council’s impressive, state-of-the-art auditorium.
The winners of the 12 awards were:
Boss of the Year: Michael Donnachie, Michael Anthony Estate Agents
Community Impact Business of the Year: Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust
Creative Business of the Year: Fresh Design & Print
Customer Services Excellence Business of the Year: Medical Supermarket
Employee of the Year: Sue Welsh, The Oasis Partnership
Entrepreneur of the Year: Concierge – The Property Services Members Club
Independent Retail Business of the Year: Bucksum
Leisure/Tourist Attraction of the Year: Waddesdon Manor
Manufacturing/Engineering Company of the Year: SCHURTER Electronics
Most Innovative Business of the Year: Medical Supermarket
Online Business of the Year: Union Plumbing & Heating
Overall Best New Business of the Year: Oven Loving
Tina and Ian Duggan from Oven Loving commented: “It was thrilling just to be nominated, winning was the icing on the cake. We’ve been trading just over a year, so this caps a fantastic period for the business.”
Andy Gerlack, Managing Director of Fresh Design & Print remarked: “We are proud of the services we offer and to beat our local competition and win this award is brilliant news. This award is for all the team and their dedication, loyalty and continually working hard for our customers.”
Mike Donnachie, Senior Partner at Michael Anthony Estate Agents
said: “I am truly thrilled to have won this award and am proud to lead the team at Michael Anthony. Working hard and enjoying it have always been values of mine and I’m overwhelmed my colleagues submitted a nomination for me. Well done to all the finalists and winners on a great evening. What more can I say? I’m speechless. Thank you to the team at Michael Anthony.”
The 5 Star Business Awards event featured a selection of street food, ice cream from The Works, and a live performance by four-piece electric pop/rock band The Fabulators.