Business success has been celebrated in Boston

The Boston Business Awards were held at the Princess Royal Sports Arena last night (Thursday) celebrating the best the borough has to offer.

Taking home the coveted title of Business of The Year was Rolec Services Ltd. The firm in Ralphs Lane makes charging units for a whole host of applications including marinas and electric car charging points.

Business Award winners and nominees.

Business Award winners and nominees.

Guest speakers included Boston born Director General of the CBI John Cridland and Lincolnshire based paratriathlete Liz McTernan.

The evening was compered by BBC Radio Lincolnshire’s Melvyn Prior.

The winners and runners-up were as follows:

New Business of The Year (sponsored by Duncan and Toplis)

Winner: The Home Nursery

Runners-up: Granary Events, Love Hair with Sonja, Julia and Becky

Manufacturer of The Year (sponsored by Boston College)

Winner: Rolec Services Ltd

Runners-up: Fogarty (Filled Products) Ltd, DWB Boston Limited

Employee of The Year (sponsored by Oldrids)

Winner: Aimee Bolland (Bricklayers’ Arms)

Runners-up: Maria Glanfield (Little Tots Nursery), Danielle Burton (Duncan and Toplis)

Contribution to Boston Award (sponsored by Longhurst Group)

Winner: The Butterfly Hospice

Runners-up: Produce World (Butterwick), Boston Women’s Aid

Customer Service (sponsored by the Boston Standard - nominated and voted for by readers)

Winner: Tina’s Tribute

Runners-up: Seventh Heaven, Salon Alchemy

Business of The Year (sponsored by Chattertons Solicitors)

Winner: Rolec Services Ltd

Runners-up: Optic-Kleer Ltd, DWB Boston Ltd