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The Muddy Awards 2018!!

They're back! Vote for the most unique, quirky and utterly brilliant businesses in Northants in our prestigious Awards from 23 April.

Thought April was feeling a bit quiet? That’s because the Muddy Awards 2018 haven’t started – but HERE THEY COME!!!

Between 23 April and 6 May 2018, make a date with destiny (or at least your computer) to nominate your favourite Northants businesses in one of our 24 lifestyle categories. The categories this year are:

Best… Art Gallery; Bar; Beauty Salon: Bookshop; Boutique Stays; Cafe; Children’s Business; Day Spa; Farmhop/Deli; Destination Pub; Family Attraction; Fitness Instructor; Local Food/Drink Producer; Florist; Gift Shop; Hair Salon; Interiors Store; Jewellery Store;Photographer; Restaurant; Theatre/Arts Venue; Wine Merchant; Women’s Store; Yoga/Pilates Studio.

The Muddy Stilettos Awards remain resolutely FREE to enter for all – no costly awards dinners to pay for, no finalists fees and free certificates and window rosettes – because we’re passionate about supporting and promoting the plucky, unique and brilliant companies that add so much to our local lives.

The Top 5 businesses in each category will go through to the Finals between 14-18 May, and the Winners will be announced on Mon 21 May!

We know how much winning a Muddy Award can really help boost small local businesses that often slip through the cracks of other competitions, so please get behind our lovely indie Awards, and spread the word far and wide!

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16 comments on “The Muddy Awards 2018!!”

  • Laura Bradley April 9, 2018

    How can we enter our business?

    Reply
    • annaloudearden April 9, 2018

      Any business who receives even one vote will be entered. More details to follow, but it will be a visit to the site and a vote button will be there from the first day of the Awards on Monday May 23!
      https://northants.muddystilettos.co.uk/

      Reply
  • Helen April 20, 2018

    Is there a category for creative businesses? I know lots of fabulous, local craft based business that I would love to nominate.

    Reply
    • annaloudearden April 23, 2018

      Thanks for getting in touch. Not as such just for creative businesses but if it fits into any of the below (ie, kids business, florist etc, it could)

      Best… Art Gallery; Bar; Beauty Salon: Bookshop; Boutique Stays; Cafe; Children’s Business; Day Spa; Farmhop/Deli; Destination Pub; Family Attraction; Fitness Instructor; Local Food/Drink Producer; Florist; Gift Shop; Hair Salon; Interiors Store; Jewellery Store;Photographer; Restaurant; Theatre/Arts Venue; Wine Merchant; Women’s Store; Yoga/Pilates Studio.

      Reply
  • Jenny April 23, 2018

    Morning Anna-Lou, great to see the awards have gone live, but where do we vote, I can’t seem to find the link.
    Many thanks.

    Reply
    • annaloudearden April 23, 2018

      Hi Jenny

      Northants Awards won’t be live until 7pm today and all details will then be on the site. Many thanks

      Reply
  • Jenny April 23, 2018

    Hi – the ‘Start Voting’ link that is in the Bucks/Oxon page is not appearing on this page.
    Can you pleas add it?
    Thanks

    Reply
    • annaloudearden April 23, 2018

      Hi Jenny

      See below. Northants Awards won’t be live until 7pm today and all details will then be on the site. Many thanks

      Reply
  • leah Merriman April 23, 2018

    Is there a category that Little Wishes Hire might qualify for this year? Or will we have to wait for maybe next year? Xx

    Reply
    • annaloudearden April 23, 2018

      Hi Leah
      The castegories come from head office. We put suggestions through but they decide. Hope you’re well!

      Reply
      • Leah April 23, 2018

        Aww they should consider a misc category or something next time 🙂

        Reply
        • annaloudearden April 24, 2018

          I’ll put it forward!

          Reply
  • Angela May 1, 2018

    How does a business know it’s been nominated?

    Reply
    • annaloudearden May 2, 2018

      Hi Angela

      We tag them on Facebook then, where we can, e mail them too.

      Thanks for getting in touch

      Reply
  • Kath Sims May 14, 2018

    How do we vote for the finalists please?

    Reply
    • annaloudearden May 14, 2018

      Hi Kath I’ve just added it on the post but go here northants.muddystilettos.co.uk/vote/ It should kick off at 11.30am. Cheers

      Reply

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