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Meet the Muddy Awards 2018 Finalists!

Well well well….before we announce the Finalists, I want to take a moment and say a  massive THANK YOU for taking the time to support your awesome local businesses – thousands and thousands of you nominated in the first round of the Awards which is just incredible.

It’s a rely tough one when it’s the Muddy Awards Finals week because I’m thrilled for the businesses who go through, but also really sad for those who don’t. But whether your favourite has made it or not this year, please do spare a second to have a look at the finalists below –  it’s a great opportunity to find out about brilliant businesses you didn’t know about before.

The Finals are live from 10.30am TODAY (Mon 14 May). This year it’s just 5 days of voting for your faves – the Awards close at 5.30pm on Friday – so if there’s a business you super-love, make sure you super-vote!

OK, you want to see who made it through? Course you do! Meet your worthy Finalists. Congratulations to them all!


Art Gallery: Eyebrook Gallery (Uppingham) , Wistow Gallery, Mikki Longley, Wingates Gallery and Goldmark Gallery.

Beauty Salon: Beauty Defined (Market Harborough), Creme Hair and Beauty (Oakham), The Retreat (Oadby), Naomi Nails and Beauty, Beautique (Lboro).

Bar: The Gadabout, 33 Cank Street, Gin and Fizz Bar at the Waterfront, The Bottle Garden.

Bookshop: Kibworth Bookstore, Forest Book, Quinns, Tin Drum.

Boutique stay: The Lake Isle, Abbot’s Oak, The Royal Oak (Long Whatton), Hambelton Hall, Beech House (Clipsham).

Café: Buttercream Tea Room, Bowden Stores, Kavanagh’s Tea Room, Wistow Cafe Bistro, Ivy’s Vintage Tea Room.

Children’s Business:  Lily & Giraffe, Story Imagin-ory, The Little Sensory Co Ltd, Halle-lula Prints, The Little Boutique.

Day Spa: Aroha Beauty House, Ragdale Hall, Champneys Springs, Sophie Elise Beauty, M’s Beauty Therapy (Hinckley).

Farmshop/Deli: Farndon Fields, Christopher James Deli, Otters Fine Foods, Manor Farm Shop, The Grey Lady Deli.

Destination Pub: The Bull at Broughton  Astley, The Queens Head (Belton), The George and Dragon Inn (Seaton), The Bewicke Arms (Hallaton), The Swan Inn (Braybrooke).

Family Attraction: Stonehurst Farm, Twycross Zoo, Bugtopia Zoo, Wistow Maze, Gorse Hill City Farm.

Fitness Instructor: Adam Fowler at The Fitness Box, Natalie few, Leona Knott, Daniel Greenwood, Ruth Armstrong.

Local Producer (food/drink): Farmer Lou, Two Birds Spirits Market Harborough, Hambleton Bakery, Gelato Village, Roberts Butchers (Mountsorrel).

Florist: Mon Amie, Sassy Blooms, Katie Alice Floral Design, The Flower Plant, Paisley Flowers.

Gift Shop: Marmalade Meringue, Nest, Filigree Heart, Lolawood, Set.

Hair Salon: Donovan Goode, Stones Hair and Beauty, Wainwrights (Market Harborough), Aqua Hairdressing, Louise Faye (Kibworth).

Interiors: Lily Loves Shopping, Bagel and Griff, Goodwin and Belle, Joel LaRosa Design, Pixie Green Interiors.

Jewellery Store: Lucy Flint, Rebecca Winder, Wilkinson Goldsmiths, Just Jules, Autumn Laine.

Photographer: Sophie May, Amanda Forman, Harriet Croft, Happy Capture Photography, FireTree Photography

Restaurant: Ascoughs Bistro, The Grey Lady, Boboli, The Lighthouse (Kibworth), Zamanis.

Theatre: Curve, Concordia Theatre, Market Harborough Theatre, DeMontfort Hall. Phoenix Cinema.

Wine Merchant: Duncan Murray Wines, Oakham Wines, Francis Fine Wines, George Hill Wines, Kilo Wines.

Women’s Store: Amelia Nour, Betty Brown, Lulu and Nix, Labels Designer Dress Agency, Duo Boutique.

Yoga/Pilates Studio: The Yoga Loft (Burbage), Studio 44 Pilates, Lutterworth Pilates, Oadby Yoga, Bliss Mission Yoga.

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1 comment on “Meet the Muddy Awards 2018 Finalists!”

  • Diane Wood May 15, 2019

    Good luck Debbie and the girls at D C Boutique. YOu have transformed fashion for ladies in our area, plus your charity fashion shows are amazing.


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