Selnet’s Enterprise in Society Awards 2017 – Guest Information

Dear Members and Social Enterprise Friends

The event of the Lancashire Social Enterprise calendar is coming! Selnet’s Enterprise in Society Awards 2017, taking place this year on Friday 28th April at Mytton Fold Hotel & Golf Club in Langho, Blackburn.

We are busy planning a suitably glittering, elegant and fun evening for you all so we can let our hair down and really celebrate your achievements in style.

Join Us

At the fabulous Mytton Fold Hotel in Ribble Valley
Mytton Fold Hotel & Golf C​lub, Whalley Road, Langho BB6 8AB


on April 28th April

It’s going to be a great, fun and inspiring evening for our sector, a chance to meet friends old and new and we can’t wait to celebrate with you.


Shortlist Announced

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for our 2017 Enterprise in Society Awards

Enabling Ability Award
sponsored by
Media Village

In Di Go
Integrate (Preston & Chorley) Ltd
Willow Garden Project
Wonderful Things

Environmental Champion of the Year
sponsored by
Recycling Lives

Emmaus North West with Furniture Matters
Urban Organic (UK) CIC
Willow Garden Project

Excellence in Training or Mentoring
sponsored by
Periscope Productions

Advocacy Focus
Best at Solutions CIC

Lancashire Equalities

Most Effective Collaboration
sponsored by
Bootstrap Enterprises

Castle Supported Living and Access Ability CIC
Food Redistribution Centre – run by Recycling Lives in partnership with FareShare
The Sewing Rooms
UR Potential & Strawberry Fields Training CIC

Small Social Enterprise of the Year
sponsored by
Unity Trust Bank

Dig In North West cic
Preston Vocational Centre
SEED / Breathe Therapies
Strawberry Fields Training
Wonderful Things

Social Enterprise of the Year
sponsored by
HR Savvy

Age Concern Central Lancashire

Castle Supported Living
In Di Go
Urban Organic (UK) CIC
UR Potential
Reachout Darwen

Start-up Social Enterprise of the Year
sponsored by
The Sewing Rooms

Podio Magazine
SHAPE Lancashire
Spring into Phab
The Dog Inn

Volunteer of the Year

Dorothy Vose (Age Concern CL)
Jackie Leeming (n-compass)
Wonderful Things Youth Volunteer Team

Lancashire’s Social Enterprise Champion 2017
sponsored by
First Ark

Alistair Clarke (Tick the Publicity Box)
Deborah Terras (UR Potential)
Peter Green (Integrate (Preston & Chorley) Ltd)

Our Sponsors

Selnet are thrilled to have the First Ark group as headline sponsors of the 2017 Enterprise in Society Awards. Showing their commitment to our sector in Lancashire and supporting our vibrant network of social businesses and the amazing work they do in Lancashire’s communities.


“We are keen to encourage the growth of a strong social economy in Lancashire. Working with Selnet allows the First Ark Group to recognise how we can best provide support and appropriate mechanisms to deliver growth and social impact within the sector.” Tony Cahill, First Ark


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