THE nomination deadline is fast approaching for the Test Valley Business Awards.

The deadline is Friday, June 28 at midnight. 

Katie Brooks, chairman of the awards, is making a final appeal for businesses to nominate themselves.

Ms Brooks said: "If you are an organisation or a charity operating as a business, there is still time to get your nomination in. Awards are beneficial for business and we would love for you to join the elite Test Valley businesses at the awards dinner on Thursday, October 24."

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Judging by the sponsors will take place over the summer with shortlisted businesses notified in early autumn. Here’s a final reminder of the categories and sponsors: 

  • Business in the Community Award - Barratt David Wilson Homes Southampton
  • Sustainability Award - Test Valley Borough Council
  • Business Innovation and Technology Award - University of Southampton Science Park
  • New Business of the Year Award - Access Care
  • Rural Business of the Year Award - The Oak, Smannell
  • Small Business of the Year Award - Parker Bullen
  • Young Business Person of the Year Award - The Sparsholt College Group.

Businesses can enter more than one category which can be found at 

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