Business Action Awards 2021 launched

Business Action, the independent North Devon business magazine, launched its annual business awards on 1 January 2021. Following a successful first year when 100+ entries were received in 2020, the Business Action Awards 2021 return with 12 awards categories, including the new International Trade Award sponsored by International Trade Matters. The awards are open to … Read more

Business Action Awards 2020 winners

The wait is over Business Action would like to thank everyone for their patience in waiting for the announcement of our North Devon Business Awards 2020 winners. As we could not hold our big awards event, we are announcing the winners by video online and it has taken some time to co-ordinate video contributions from … Read more

Business Action Awards 2020 finalists

Business Action Awards 2020 finalists The inaugural Business Action Awards to celebrate the outstanding achievements of businesses based or operating in North Devon attracted 104 entries. The judging has taken place and below are the 44 finalists – four finalists for each of the 11 categories. Read more about the finalists by clicking the links … Read more

Prize draw winner

All the entrants in the Business Action Awards 2020 have been entered into a prize draw for a £150 annual advertising package in the magazine. The winner was recently drawn at random by one of our awards judges, Helen Pedlar of Pedlars Home Hardware. We are delighted to announce that the winner is . . … Read more

Business Action Awards 2020

Business Action, the independent North Devon-based business magazine, is launching its inaugural business awards to celebrate the outstanding achievements of businesses based or operating in North Devon. The award categories will open for entries one by one starting from Monday 20 January. Aims Building on its successful first year as the area’s only dedicated business … Read more

Tech South West Awards open for entries

The Tech South West Awards are now open for entries to celebrate the best of technology across the region’s businesses and recognise and celebrate talent, creativity, business success, education, leadership, diversity and more. There are 23 award categories ranging from Best Startup, International Success and Tech Entrepreneur of the Year, to Sustainable Tech, Tech Education … Read more

NDMA North Devon Technology Awards for school and college students

Entries are now open for the North Devon Manufacturers Association’s North Devon Technology Awards – for students 13-19 years – which aim to encourage the manufacturers of the future. These awards enable school and college students to showcase their technology projects to win an industry award. There is also a £100 cash prize. Winners will … Read more

2019 North Devon Manufacturers Association Awards open for entries

The 2019 North Devon Manufacturers Association Awards are now open for entries with the aims of identifying and celebrating the expertise, technical specialisation, innovation, growth or other success of manufacturers and schools within North Devon.   The 10 categories are: Manufacturer of the Year Team of the Year Apprentice of the Year Trainee of the … Read more

North Devon businesses win county tourism awards

North Devon businesses had a successful night at the 2017 Devon Tourism Awards, with several continuing a winning streak over a number of years. North Devon winners Active & Sporting Experience Award GOLD – Skern Lodge, Bideford Artistic, Cultural & Learning Experience Award SILVER – Quince Honey Farm, South Molton Café/Tearoom of the Year HIGHLY COMMENDED – Nelly … Read more

North Devon manufacturer wins nationals awards

Bideford-based TCi (GB) Ltd has won two awards at the Considerate Constructors Scheme National Company and Supplier Awards: a Gold award and the trophy for Most Considerate Supplier – an accolade more often won by large corporations. The gold award recognises the commitment TCi has shown to the Code of Considerate Practice at the highest level, … Read more

Jewellery designer is finalist in awards

Barnstaple-based British silver jewellery design company Kit Heath Ltd. has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Professional Jeweller 2017 awards for Fashion Jewellery Brand of The Year.  Voted for by industry peers as a trusted and aspirational brand, Kit Heath joins the shortlist alongside international giants Pandora, Swarovski and Thomas Sabo. Brother and sister … Read more

Exmoor Young Entrepreneur’s Award 2017

The 2017 Pinnacle Award, organised by The Exmoor Society, is now open to young people aged between 18 and 27 years who live, work or study in the Greater Exmoor area. It offers up to £3,000 to an individual or group who have an idea for a business venture in relation to agriculture, forestry, conservation, … Read more

Marmalade company scoops multiple world awards

The Proper Marmalade Company, based in Ilfracombe, North Devon, is celebrating after collecting a huge haul of awards at the 2017 World’s Original Marmalade Awards held at Dalemain House and Gardens in Penrith, Cumbria. Artisan Excellence Longstanding awards patron Mackays of Dundee were delighted to present a new accolade, the ‘Mackays Award for Artisan Excellence’, to the … Read more

Medical manufacturer wins two Africa Healthcare awards

Diamedica, the designer/manufacturer of anaesthesia and respiratory solutions based in Bratton Fleming in North Devon, has won two out of the six awards at the recent Africa Healthcare Summit in London: the International Innovation of the Year and the Solution of the Year. Diamedica won the awards for its Helix Portable Ventilators. Their design builds on earlier ventilators … Read more

Business Awards success

Congratulations to North Devon and nearby businesses who have won awards at the recent South West Tourism Awards: Glamping Business of the Year Gold – Longlands – www.longlandsdevon.co.uk Holiday Park & Village of the Year Gold – Darwin Beach Cove Ltd – www.beachcoveretreat.co.uk Silver – Hele Valley Holiday Park – www.helevalley.co.uk Large Attraction of the Year Silver – The Milky Way Adventure Park – www.themilkyway.co.uk … Read more