THE following companies have been shortlisted for the Warrington Guardian's Local Business Accelerators competition: Immedilet Lettings, based in Garner Street; Halls Rainsaver Ltd, of Lymm; Abeti Medical Solutions Ltd, Tatton Court; The Business Network Warrington and The Forklift Training Centre, Warrington Road.

Selected businesses will be invited back by the Guardian for the next stage of the competition in January.

LBA, backed by the Newspaper Society, is designed to boost local businesses, energising and invigorating economies. It is supported by Prime Minister David Cameron and Dragon’s Den entrepreneur Deborah Meaden.