On Thursday November 18th the Village Hotel in Ashton hosted this year’s Amazing Ashton Awards which was an opportunity to recognise individuals and businesses over the past year. Ladysmith’s acting centre manager, Marie Gribben, said: “We have seen a tremendous number of nominations in all categories. The event also raised funds for Willow Wood Hospice, which was chosen by the public to become Ladysmith Shopping Centre’s nominated Charity of the Year.”  Here are this year’s Amazing Ashton winners –

Charity Fundraiser of the Year – Jon Adams (Anthony Seddon Fund)

Retailer of the Year – Sheriffs Barbers

Covid-19 Hero – Bernadette Reid

Independent Retailer of the Year – Rosie’s Coffee Bar & Kitchen

Local Business Entrepreneur – Anthony Evans Venetian Plastering

Young Achievers – Eden and Kaitlin Brookshaw

Great Leader – Alan Fish

Employee of the Year – Beverley Marsden – Anthony Seddon Volunteer