Peterborough Finalists

Our Peterborough Small Business Finalists 2024.

Congratulations to all these incredible entrepreneurs, small and micro businesses. Our winners will be announced on the 12th of October 2024 at our live final hosted at The Holiday Inn West, Peterborough.

Service Small Business Finalists

Highlighting businesses that excel in providing exceptional services, the Service Business category. From chimney sweeps to party planners and carpet fitters.

  • Sandalwood Escapes
  • The Grange Venue 
  • Elizabeth Boardman School of Dance
  • Freedom Homes
  • The Little Hippy Tent Company
  • TinyTalk NPSO
  • Fotheringhay Christmas Trees
  • JDK Fitness / Rebound Fit
  • CK-Tech
  • Lovley Entertainment

Hairdressing Small Business Finalists

Rewarding the businesses that keep us looking and feeling great. These businesses have an unwavering dedication to customers and the services they provide.

  • Melanie Richard’s Hair & Beauty
  • Piera’s Hair Studio
  • AJ Hair Studio
  • Kirstys Hair & Beauty

Food & Drink Small Business Finalists

Celebrating the culinary artisans and establishments that bring delectable flavours to the community. Whether it's a cosy café, a vibrant restaurant, or a creative food vendor or manufacturer.

  • Moor Farm Shop & Catering
  • The Chalkboard Cafe
  • For The Love Of Cake
  • Sandiebakess
  • Fontanella’s
  • The Frying Scotsman
  • Thirteen Wansford
  • Higgsy’s

Family Run Small Business Finalists

This category is for family run or family founded small businesses.

  • The Grange Venue Peterborough
  • KVM Stays and KVM Coaching
  • Julian & Sons
  • JDK Fitness / Rebound Fit
  • Colbert Carpentry & Building
  • Elizabeth Boardman School of Dance
  • CK-Tech
  • Father Christmas Experience
  • Fotheringhay Christmas Trees
  • JDE bespoke installations
  • Higgsy’s

Professional Services Small Business Finalists

This category celebrates businesses that offer specialised and expert professional services and B2B services. From legal and financial services to consulting and advisory roles.

  • Henson Crisp
  • Make Real Progress
  • Teraz My Accounts
  • Devika Care Company
  • Dancing Queen Admin Services
  • Five Star Mortgages

Beauty Small Business Finalists

This category recognises businesses offering beauty treatments and products. Making us all feel the best versions of ourselves.

  • Sammi Byrne Aesthetics
  • Ooh la la Beauty and Academy
  • El Beauty Studio
  • Truly Confident Aesthetics
  • LA Beauty & Holistic Therapy
  • Melanie Richard’s Hair & Beauty
  • Aesthetic Inc.
  • A Touch of Tranquility
  • RD Nails & Beauty Academy
  • Tanning & Beauty Zone

New Small Business Finalists

Highlighting the spirit of entrepreneurship, this category honours recently established businesses. (started within the last 18 months)

  • Bandmade Merch Co
  • Sweet Pea Sorbet
  • Picture Perfect Pod
  • Designed Pilates
  • Goldie Lux Event Decor
  • Tammy Louise Lashes
  • Hussain & Lewis Security
  • The Royal Tails Dog Grooming
  • R.A.Wood Plumbing & Heating
  • Colbert Carpentry & Building
  • Higgsy’s

Business Owner Finalists

This category honours individuals who have shown exceptional management skills, strategic vision, and a commitment to the success of their business.

  • JDK Fitness / Rebound Fit – Jessica Kew
  • CK-Tech – Kevin Stubberfield
  • Beautiful Aesthetics – Michaela Peacock
  • Fotheringhay Christmas Trees – Jenny Martin
  • Melanie Richard’s Hair & Beauty – Melanie McDonald
  • Aesthetic Inc. – Carley Tilson
  • Freedom Homes – Adam Cooper
  • Story Electrcial – Mark Story
  • Bursting with Potential –  Alison Harrod
  • KVM Stays – Moneesha Ludhor

Trade Finalists

These businesses often focus on skilled labor or craftsmanship, such as plumbing, carpentry and electrical work. Often working closely with customers whether residentially or commercially.

  • Colbert Carpentry & Building
  • Adam Cullip Electrical
  • JDE Bespoke Installations
  • Story Electrcial
  • Pete Bird Property Maintenance
  • CK-Tech
  • Julian & Sons
  • Blue Tech Electrical
  • Matthews & Co. Heating and Plumbing
  • A&J Property Maintenance LTD
  • PBS Car and Commercial Services

Arts & Creative Finalists

Centered around the production of artistic or handmade goods or creative practices. offering unique and original creations to customers. These businesses may include artists, crafters, photographers, and dancers.

  • Laura Rae Craft Co.
  • Dance Waves Academy
  • Project Her
  • The Little Hippy Tent Company
  • Love To Dance
  • Goldie Lux Event Decor
  • Steels Visuals Media
  • Little Lambs Baby Time
  • Street Arts Hire
  • Elizabeth Boardman School of Dance

Health & Wellbeing Finalists

A health and wellbeing small business focuses on promoting physical, mental, and emotional wellness through various products or services.

  • Absolute Fitness Trading
  • Rejuvenate Massage Therapy
  • Gentlemen and Rogues
  • Daniela MindBodyHealth
  • JDK Fitness / Rebound Fit
  • Designed Pilates
  • TinyTalk NPSO
  • Calmer Life Hypnotherapy
  • The Sanctuary
  • Truly Listening

Customer Care Award Finalists

This category celebrates businesses that prioritise exceptional customer care, and great processes that are setting the standard for customer service excellence.

  • Devika Care Company
  • Sandalwood Escapes
  • A Touch of Tranquility
  • TinyTalk NPSO
  • Father Christmas Experience
  • Absolut Security Solutions UK
  • Swell Clean
  • The Pole Room
  • LJC – cleaning services
  • KVM Stays

Business Hero Finalists

Nominees in this category have demonstrated a commitment to community development, social responsibility, and initiatives that strengthen the bonds for their customers and the community they serve.

  • Youth Dreams Project
  • Make Real Progress
  • Project Abundance
  • Street Arts Hire

Innovation Award Finalists

This category recognises businesses that push the boundaries of innovation, whether through groundbreaking products, cutting-edge services, or revolutionary business practices.

  • Martin Lishman
  • JDK Fitness / Rebound Fit
  • Bandmade Merch Co
  • Where The Wild Ones Learn
  • Street Arts Hire

Overall Small Business

The winner of this award is the highest-scoring business across all categories. All finalists listed above are entered to win this award.