PENDLE Council and Pendle Vision Board have unveiled the 2018 Pendle Business awards shortlist.

The winners will be revealed at the sixth Pendle Business Awards on Thursday, July 5, at the Fence Gate. The shortlist includes:

Business Person of the Year: Glenn Stock, Unique Clean, Hire and Facilities; Frazer Durris, Businesswise Solutions; Kevin Berkins, Fence Gate; and Lee Duerden, XLCR Vehicle Management.

Employer of the Year: Stanley House Veterinary Group; Harvey Environmental; and XLCR Vehicle Management.

Most Outstanding Business of the Year - medium/large (51+): Stanley House Veterinary Group and Marsden Building Society.

Most Outstanding Business of the Year - small (1-50): Blackoak Surfacing; Businesswise Solutions; Fence Gate.

Rising Star of the Year: Wise Owl Creative; The Rookery Holiday Cottage and Extreme Bean Coffee Company.

Manufacturer of the Year: Riggs Autopack Ltd; Chantelle Lighting; and Pendle Engineering Limited.

Business Technology and Innovation of the Year: JD Engineering Ltd; Extreme Bean Coffee Company; and Pendle Engineering Ltd.

Apprentice of the Year: Brad Ram – Blackoak Surfacing; Bradley Jones – Intershape Fitness; and Beth Dickinson – Lomeshaye Village Day Nursery.

Making a Local Difference: Positive Action in the Community; Pendleside Hospice and XLCR Vehicle Management.