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The Scarborough News - - BUSINESS AWARDS 2018 -

web­de­vel­op­ment­com­pa­nythat has se­cured train­ing and busi­ness sup­port con­tracts with the Univer­sity of Hull and Coven­try Univer­sity, and is di­rectly help­ing around 150 SMEs along the coast. Never mind Surfin USA, it’s Surfin Scar­bor­ough as Dex­ter’s Surf Shop is mak­ing a splash.

The small fam­ily-run busi­ness has grown and sup­ports com­mu­nity pro­jects as well as or­gan­is­ing beach cleans. Michelle Hat­ton School of Dance & Per­form­ing Arts ,in Bridling­ton, has some won­der­ful mot­tos: ‘Be­hind ev­ery dancer who be­lieves in them­selves is a teacher who be­lieved in them first’ is just one. Aimee Evans opened The Brow Project af­ter just eight months in the beauty in­dus­try, af­ter first set­ting up a beauty room in the back of a hair sa­lon.

She spot­ted the chance to rent a shop of her own and “went for it” ! Twenty-four-year-old Ben Wor­rall has cre­ated En­quiry Source, which cre­ates en­quiries and sales op­por­tu­ni­ties for busi­nesses UK wide.

He has a busi­ness model in place that is ex­pected to turn over £1 mil­lion in five years. There’s no ham­per­ing the style of El­iza McMil­lan, who is the face be­hind the ham­pers of The Hun­manby Pantry.

She has con­tracts with all the lo­cal Haven hol­i­day camps and an ex­pand­ing list of in­de­pen­dent hol­i­day re­sorts. Op­er­at­ing from Mal­ton for over 50 years, Den­nis Dis­tri­bu­tion has gone from own­ing three trac­tor units to 41.

The team has turned the busi­ness around af­ter a tough time, se­cur­ing new con­tracts and in­creas­ing pro­duc­tiv­ity. Cas­tle Em­ploy­ment has also been es­tab­lished over 50 years, and has grown to a 40-strong team.

They have a va­ri­ety of re­ward and recog­ni­tion schemes for staff, and sup­port­ing char­i­ties is a huge part of the Cas­tle brand. Raise your pint-glass to the multi-award win­ning Wold Top Brew­ery, which in the early 2000s had a turnover of £70,000; now it is £2 mil­lion.

Its am­bi­tion is to be­come the lead­ing al­co­holic drinks brand in York­shire. of­fers hon­esty, pas­sion and care with a be­spoke ser­vice to own­ers who have lost their pets.

Af­ter a tough start, through drive and com­mit­ment the com­pany is grow­ing, with lo­cal vets be­gin­ning to see the ben­e­fits of its ser­vice. A fam­ily’s pipe dream be­came a re­al­ity and Furbel­low & Co opened in Whitby in March this year. A gen­tle­man’s shop with bar­ber’s area, it prides it­self on a warm wel­come and good old fash­ioned cus­tomer ser­vice. CPA Tree Surgery was set up four years ago by 16-year-old Ch­ester Adamski, and has ex-


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