BANGOR companies got a lift after an extremely troublesome 12 months, when the native public voted in inaugural enterprise awards.
The awards have been organised by Enterprise Enchancment District: Bangor First, to have fun the exhausting work and the contribution of the various nice companies on Bangor Excessive Avenue, which is very related after such a troublesome 12 months.
With greater than 300 Excessive Avenue companies, within the first occasion the general public nominated companies in every of the twelve classes, earlier than voting on a shortlist to determine the winners.
Greater than 1,000 votes have been obtained, though preliminary plans to carry a charity presentation night have been curtailed because of the Covid 19 disaster, every winner obtained an attractive, engraved glass trophy to maintain and show on their premises.
Chairman of Bangor First, Pamela Poynton, stated: “It’s been an extremely troublesome 12 months for Excessive Avenue companies, with quite a lot of notable closures as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic.
“We felt it was vital to recognise the exhausting work of each enterprise on the Excessive Avenue after such a troublesome 12 months.
“Asking the general public to vote was an effective way to interact with folks and convey their focus again to the Excessive Avenue and the range of retailers and companies now we have in Bangor.
“Each winner has been completely overwhelmed to obtain the award, it’s given companies an enormous enhance after such a troublesome 12 months, not simply the winners, however all our nice companies who’ve proven dedication, exhausting work and creativity throughout this unprecedented 12 months.”
The classes and winners have been: Greatest Takeaway, Valla’s Chippy; Greatest Café or Restaurant, Clio Lounge; Greatest Retail Outlet, Debenhams; Greatest Hairdresser, Danny’s barbers; Greatest Well being & Magnificence, Magnificence at Superdrug; Greatest Workplace or Skilled Service, Polka Dot Journey; Greatest Pub, Clio Lounge; Greatest Buyer Service, Backyard Cantonese Restaurant; Greatest Use of Welsh, Mrs M.W Williams Opticians; Greatest Tattoo and Piercing, Jules Tattoo; Greatest Total Multi-Nationwide Retailer, Debenhams; Greatest Total Impartial Busines, Williams and Goodwin.