THE winners of this year's Warrington Business Awards, sponsored by Redwood Bank and Warrington & Co, have been revealed.

At a sold out glitzy ceremony held at Lymm Rugby Club, the winners of the 12 awards were announced.

Jennifer Roulston, Warrington Business Awards 2018 organising committee member and partner at FDR Law, said: “What a fabulous night.

"The quality of the nominations for each of this year’s awards was extremely high and the deserving winners exemplify what a great collective ‘can do’ attitude we with have here in the Warrington business community.

"It is the entrepreneurs, innovators and success stories we have celebrated at the Warrington Business Awards 2018 that are the driving force of the UK economy. Well done to everyone involved.”

The winners for each award were:

• Business of the Year, sponsored by FDR Law

Dunky’s Day Nurseries

• Business Woman of the Year, sponsored by Watsons Solicitors

Siobhan McCarroll, Dunky’s Day Nurseries

• Business Man of the Year, sponsored by Styles & Co Chartered Accountants

Gary Jenkins, No Brainer

Gary Jenkins, left, and Lee Cullen run No Brainer

• Employer of the Year, sponsored by Primas Law

Pennington Choices

• Apprentice of the Year, sponsored by Optionis

Ryan Kenny, Stanley Engineering Fastening

• Community Initiative of the Year, sponsored by Warrington Worldwide

Offload, Warrington Wolves Foundation

• Innovation of the Year, sponsored by Sci-Tech Daresbury

8KFlexWarm

• New Business of the Year (Start-up), sponsored by Natwest

iSupply Industrial

• Green Award, sponsored by Winwick Road Skip Hire

Golden Square

Ian Cox, from Golden Square

• Hospitality Provider of the Year, sponsored by Inspire Management Services

Room Forty

Jen Perry, centre, runs Room Forty

• Retailer of the Year, sponsored by Golden Square

Pets Pantry

• Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Consilium Accountants Dave Thompson MBE

For further information, visit warringtonbusinessawards.co.uk