Cheshire East companies nominated in FSB North West Awards
By Rich Wilcock
15th Feb 2023 | Awards
Cheshire East will be well represented at the FSB Celebrating Small Business North West Awards which take place on Friday 3rd March.
The FSB North West Awards has 12 categories, ranging from business product innovation to sustainability, and communications.
NAR Sports, which is based in Wistaston were nominated for two awards including Start-Up Business of the Year and the Community Award. The sports coaching company has a variety of sessions set up in schools across the county and is active in local engagement through sports.
Adam Beasley, Managing Director of NAR Sports said of the nomination.
Our organisation is overwhelmed and super proud to be nominated for two awards, the start-up of the year and the community award. It's amazing to be recognised for the work we have done and shows what a fantastic team we have at NAR"
NAR Sports will be joined at the ceremony by another Cheshire East company as Meryl Fabrics, based in Congleton celebrated their nomination for the Business Product and Innovation Award, which they have received for their work on developing their 100% recyclable yarns and fabrics, which successfully don't release microplastics.
Peter Broom, Director, and Technical Innovator at Meryl said of the nomination.
"We are exceptionally proud to be announced as a 2023 North West finalist for the Sustainability Award at the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards.
At Meryl Fabrics, we are hugely passionate about mitigating the adverse impact that the textile industry is having on our environment and are delighted that our efforts have been recognised with this shortlisting. We are revolutionising the way we think about, use, and dispose of textiles with the development of strong and durable materials focusing on environmental impact, quality, and protection, built around a sustainable circular economy."
Some of the other Cheshire East nominees include Epona Marketing, of Congleton, Recoup Financial Solutions from Crewe, Thermmark Ltd, based in Congleton, and Workflow Services Ltd. which are headquartered in Macclesfield.