THE Bolton Business Awards 2019 were launched last week.

We will be celebrating the best of local businesses at a prestigious ceremony at The University of Bolton Stadium on Thursday, September 26.

There are 15 categories, including Regeneration Project of the Year, Family Business of the Year, Not for Profit Organisation of the Year and a special Editor’s Award.

There are also awards recognising apprentices and young people, as well as business in the community.

Our sponsors include headline sponsor Bolton Council. Others are Stateside Foods (Business of the Year), Market Place Bolton (Regeneration Project of the Year Award), MBDA (Manufacturer of the Year), and Farnell Jaguar (Customer Excellence).

To enter visit and click on ‘Business Awards 2019’. The deadline is Friday, May 24, so don’t delay!