Local Link Business Awards 2017, and the winners are:
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 2017: COLES FUNERAL DIRECTORS
Coles Funeral Directors is a relatively new brand in independent, professional funeral service providers in Cardiff, with a long history of impeccable customer service. Formally Rumney Funeral Home, in 2016, they decided to rebrand the company to better reflect their family values. Coles Funeral Directors’ sole aim is to serve and care for bereaved families with the highest levels of personal service, professionalism and respect, whilst offering quality and value. In the last 4 years they have increased turnover by 100%, and won Funeral Planner of The Year, 2 years running (2015 & 2016), which was a huge achievement for the team. They’re also committed to giving back to the communities we serve, supporting numerous charitable causes that improve the lives of people in Cardiff.
TRADESMAN OF THE YEAR 2017: L&R LANDSCAPES LTD.
L&R Landscapes is an extremely hard-working team of first class tradesman run by Robert 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.
WHAT’S ON AWARD 2017: MINI MAYHEM SOFTPLAY
Mini Mayhem Softplay provide professional & safe softplay & bouncy castle equipment for children’s birthday parties, christenings, toddler groups & weddings or any parties in which toddlers are present. Their aim is to make any special occasion fun & entertaining for your younger guests. This year, they have rocketed, bringing in more products and services, catering to the suggestions and reviews from parents. They have also achieved a 5* rating on Google and Facebook, making them one of the most reliable children’s activities in Cardiff and Newport!
START UP BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 2017: I GIARDINI DI SORRENTO
I Giardini di Sorrento opened its doors in 2016. It was Massimo’s dream to bring truly Italian homemade food and wine from his home in Sorrento to Wales. He developed a strong business plan and his unique selling point, and the restaurant has gone from strength to strength ever since! The restaurant is regularly fully booked on a Friday and Saturday!
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR WINNERS!
The Local Link Business awards 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.
You can read all about our winners in December’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!
Thank you to all of you that voted and took part!