Venus Awards

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NatWest Venus Awards Oxfordshire Semi Finalists announced!

Semi Finalists Announced for the NatWest Venus Awards Oxfordshire 2014!

 

The much anticipated announcement of the semi-finalists for the NatWest Venus Women’s Awards Oxfordshire 2014 were made this week.   In a suspense-filled room at the BMW North Oxford Garage, nominees, sponsors and friends gathered to find out who would be invited to the penultimate event – the Finalists announcement on September at Henmans Freeth. As the Sponsors announced their Semi Finalists, the room erupted into tumultuous applause each time.

Two of the 17 categories were not announced as they go to the public vote, these are The Oxford Mail and Times Business Mother of the Year and Heart Employee of the Year, voting begins 17th September for a week whilst the other categories were judged by their Sponsors.

The Sponsors and Semi Finalists are:

 

NatWest Small Business Award

Alison Day – My Beauty Room

Sue Caulfield – Metro Rod (Oxon and West Bucks)

Victoria Thomas – VT Accountancy

Claire Ring – central hair and barber

Jane Bowler – Dews Meadow Farm / Thames Valley Farmers’ Market Co op Ltd

 

BMW North Oxford Garage Green Business Award                                                      

Alison Campbell – Stillwater Publishing Ltd                                                                                              

Susanne Austin – Oxfordshire Green Construction Showcase and Oxfordshire Green Construction Network                                                                                                                           

Cathy Cornish – Wild to Wonderful Garden Design                                                                                   

Sarah McBride – Mitty Moos Ltd. –                                                                                                         

Barbara Osborne – Oxford Business Mentors

 

INCA New Business Semi Finalists

Amber-Lauren Ballantyne-Styles – Amber-Lauren Fine Art

Lin Worthy – Worthy Conclusions

Sarah McBride – Mitty Moos Ltd

Katie Griffiths – Love From Katie

Lucy Jane – The Individual Funeral Company

 

Check a professional.com – Professional of the Year

Ruth Hawkins – Turpin & Miller LLP

Sarah Morris – HR2YOU

Monica Franke – Clinic on the Green, Oxford

Catherine Morgan – Blake Morgan LLP

Kathleen Parker – Wellers

 

New Media and Online Business Award

Clare Fielder – The Pistachio View

Alison Hargreaves – Guides for Brides

Christine McRitchie – Earthwise Trading

Tracey Greenway – Independent Travel Experts

Marneta Viegas – Relax Kids

 

Influential Woman Award

Lisa Ruggles – Gorgeous Concepts trading as Ruggles Leisure

Cathy Dunbabin – Opendoorz Ltd

Debbie Behan – Heathfield House Nursing Home

Lorraine Frost – Oxford Innovation – GrowthAccelerator

Angie Major – Blueberry Business Support Ltd

 

Entrepreneur of the Year

Jackie Cross – Jacqueline Cross Photography

Melanie Lester – Tm Design Studio

Natasha Ellard – Urban Element

Sarka Naivertova – Sarkaa Ltd

Steph Croft-Simon – Nom Foods Limited

 

Jennings Inspirational Woman Award

Alison Campbell – Stillwater Publishing Ltd

Sue Caulfield – Metro Rod (Oxon and West Bucks)

Lottie Moore – WISH Women

Alison Thompson – ADHD Kids

Nancy Hunt – The Nasio Trust – Abingdon

 

 Home Based Business

Jayne Johnson – Better People Ltd – Recruitment Services

Becky Considine – OXVAS – Oxford Virtual Assistant Service

Lin Worthy – Worthy Conclusions

Clare Fielder – The Pistachio View

Angie Major – Blueberry Business Support Ltd

 

Employer of the Year

Ruth Hawkins – Turpin & Miller LLP

Bob Bradley – MD2MD

Cilla McKay – Rocket Consultancy

Sally Foster – The Treehouse Play Centre

Joanna Atherden – John Good Ltd

 

Lifetime Achievement

Catherine Blaxhall – Action for Carers (Oxfordshire)

Jayne Woodley – Oxfordshire Community Foundation

Penny Hopper – The Cottage, Home Farm, Adderbury, Banbury, Oxon OX17 3NW

Claire Snowden – Expat Know How

Debbie Behan – Heathfield House Nursing Home

 

NatWest Small Business Award                                                                                                     

Alison Day – My Beauty Room

Sue Caulfield – Metro Rod (Oxon and West Bucks)

Victoria Thomas – VT Accountancy

Claire Ring – central hair and barber

Jane Bowler – Dews Meadow Farm / Thames Valley Farmers’ Market Co op Ltd

 

Thames Security Customer Service Award

Juliette Wallis – VTUK Ltd

Ruth Hawkins – Turpin & Miller LLP

Jody Fletcher – Chilli Promotional Products Limited

Catherine Blaxhall – Action for Carers (Oxfordshire)

Michelle Jennion – A-Plan Insurance

 

Henmans Freeth Business of the Year

Alison Hargreaves – Guides for Brides

Cilla McKay – Rocket Consultancy

Natasha Ellard – Urban Element

Karyn Buck – The Buck Project Ltd

Titikssha Shah – Oxford business College

 

Networker of the Year

Rachel Davis – British Heart Foundation

Placi Espejo – Bicester Vision

Louise Wheeler – Insight Oxford (Consulting) Ltd

Kate Clinkard – ABACUS Events Ltd

Anna Rowe – Intelligent Admin Ltd T/A Balanced

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