The Local Link Business award winners were voted for by YOU based on your experiences with these companies! The response we’ve had has been great, it’s so lovely to see how supportive you all are of the local businesses that we help with their advertising. 2016 is the first time that we’ve done Business Awards and we’re really hoping based on the response we’ve had this year that this can become a long standing tradition! We were overwhelmed with loads of great entries; you can check out the shortlisted companies here!
You can read all about our winners in December 2016’s magazine and in the meantime, check them out on Facebook! We’re all about helping local businesses develop and grow, so to see how supportive you all are of that is really wonderful. We’re hoping that this competition will have increased public awareness both of the companies that we nominated, and of what we can do for you at Local Link! This could be you next year, so get advertising and promoting and see what a difference we can make for you!
And the Winners Are…
Start-up Business of the Year: Podium Therapies
Sheree Phelps of Podium Therapies has competed as an athlete at two Commonwealth Games and since retiring now gives her passion and determination to her clients, helping them prepare or recover with sports massage, or help relax and unwind from everyday life with an exciting range of indulging treatments. Sheree has built and painted everything on her own in the new practice in tongwynlais and wants to share the tranquil countryside setting with everyone.
Sheree has demonstrated hard work and sheer determination in starting up Podium Therapies and displays a high level of professionalism towards both the job and clients.
Tradesman of the Year: L&R Landscapes Ltd
L&R Landscapes is an extremely hard working team or first class tradesmen, run by Rob Edwards. L&R are always going the extra mile to help their customers. They pride themselves on the strong relationships they have formed with clients, a lot of whom have now become good friends.
L&R are there for all your landscaping needs, from driveways to garden maintenance, fencing to decking and much more. They are highly recommended by all their customers and praised for their reliability and high standard of work.
The NEON provides the best local entertainment for Newport. Offering not just an amazing venue that caters for local bands, performers etc. but can also accommodate big stars such as Peter Andre & Skindred.
The NEON have transformed the old Odeon cinema site in Newport to a modern multi-function events venue with a permanent exhibition hall where numerous public events and exhibitions can be hosted. Playing on the original Odeon name (Oscar Deutsch Entertains Our Nation), NEON was chosen Neon as the buildings new name (Newport Entertains Our Nation).
Business of the Year: LaserWise Skin and Beauty Clinic
LaserWise Skin & Beauty Clinic first opened their doors to the public on June 1st 2015. 13 months later and they cannot believe the response they have had. In less than 12 months they won the Cardiff Regional Award in Beauty Industry, this was a huge achievement. Every month since the clinic opened, they have noticed how the it was getting busier and busier so decided it was time to expand.
LaserWise always try their best to help people with their problems, even if it is something they cannot offer themselves, they will always point people in the right direction. All staff are all qualified and highly trained in each service that they provide