Sponsor of Best Fish and Chips
Scott & Newman Ltd is a family owned business established in 1919 trading ware and seed potatoes within Shropshire. Ray Owen and family acquired the business in 1973 and expanded the trading to all areas of the United Kingdom and further extended to the import and export of potatoes throughout Europe. Their knowledge of ware and seed potatoes is based on long standing and active involvement with all aspects of the trade. The firm is approaching its 100th anniversary, testimony to its integrity within the potato business.
Sponsor of Best Night Out
Hobs and Hotplates staff recognise that getting a new kitchen can potentially be a stressful process – which is why the owner deals with you personally.
With a real knack for designing great kitchens, it has the latest display models, the most modern appliances, stylish designs, and a real eye for innovation.
All this makes the difference between simply having a good kitchen or an amazing one. It is Shropshire’s only Neff 5 Star Master Partner.
Sponsor of Best Family Day Out (small venue)
As hotels in Shropshire go, it doesn't get much better than the Telford Hotel & Golf Resort.
From the stunning views across the Shropshire countryside and the famous Ironbridgeto the fabulous four star facilities in the hotel.
Whether you are looking for a conference hotel, somewhere to enjoy a leisure, spa or golf break this Telford hotel has it all. There is ample space for team building activities, drinks receptions and of course a round or two of golf! And this sense of space continues into the welcoming hotel.
Sponsor of Best Family Day Out (large venue)
Main campaign sponsor Telford College of Arts and Technology (TCAT) is a further education college in Telford.
It operates from one main site and many in-company training sites and community-based courses, spread across the whole of Shropshire and the United Kingdom.
TCAT was founded in 1892 by Charles Walker as the WalkerTechnical College, in Oakengates, later moving to a larger campus in Wellington. Learners and employers choose the college to gain skills and qualifications for today's climate.
Sponsor of Food and Drink Champion
The British Ironwork Centre is a family company, long dedicated to, and passionate about, the preservation and creation of quality metal work in all its forms.
This wonderfully diverse resource is the back bone of the business, and one that as a family and company has spent generations painstakingly creating, collecting, researching and reproducing.
Among the collection of metal work you will find beautifully decorative items large and small for the home and garden.
Sponsor of Best Restaurant
The Huntsman is a privately-owned and operated family business in the heart of Shropshire, tucked away in the picturesque village of Little Wenlock on the doorstep of The Wrekin.
The restaurant and bars offer a calm and relaxed environment, and the friendly and efficient staff have created the perfect place to unwind, recharge your batteries and get away from everyday stresses.
If the weather's good, you can soak up the sun in the secure outdoor terrace.
Sponsor of Best cafe/tea room
Powerpoint Stores Limited is now entering its 20th year of trading. It has two branches, one in Oakengates and one in Wellington.
This is a family run independent business but the prices are extremely competitive as they are members of Euronics, which is a huge buying group and this enables Powerpoint to give not only fantastic service but also great everyday low prices.
It sells a huge range of large white goods.
This is the second year Powerpoint Stores has been part of the Spotlight Awards.
Sponsor of Event of the Year
Park Inn by Radisson is a fresh and energetic mid-market hotel brand offering friendly and welcoming hospitality at a competitive price. Park Inn by Radisson has more than 210 hotels in operation and under development across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Americas. To attract a mix of business and leisure travellers, the brand offers guests a variety of relevant amenities called "Park Inn Essentials". Some of these include complimentary high-speed internet access, fitness, business centres and restaurants.