• 2016 My Country Business Awards. Winners announced!

    by  • 01/07/2016 • Country business • 0 Comments

    2016 My Country Business awards winnerWe are very pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 My Country Business Awards in association with notonthehighstreet.com. The calibre of our shortlist was extremely high this year and we had a tough time selecting only one winner per category.

    The judges were Sally Bendelow of notonthehighstreet.com, Sophie Allport of Sophie Allport, Melanie Adams of wallpaperdirect.com, Anna Rigby of John Lewis, Dan Rusga of Yeo Valley, Lucy Lomas of River Cottage HQ and Rhoda Parry, Editor of Country Homes & Interiors.

    The winners are:

    Emerging Creative Talent Award

    Jasmine Linington for her bespoke and unique textiles inspired by the beautiful colours and textures of the seashore.

    Home Accessory Crafters and Makers

    Lauren Aston Designs for her amazing chunky knitted throws, cushions and lampshades.

    Fabric, Furniture and Wallpaper Designers

    Petronella Hall for her wow-factor wallpaper and fabric designs.


    Midgley Green for its unique online offering of small batch makers who produce playful, design-led pieces for the home.

    Food Producers

    Cupsmith for its freshly roasted speciality coffees that have been specifically developed to be drunk at home every day.

    Hospitality and Leisure

    The Running Fox Artisan Bakery and Cafe – a really welcoming artisan bakery and café in the pretty Northumberland village of Felton.

    The winners receive…

    • Three mentoring sessions with the category judge.

    • Coverage in Country Homes & Interiors.

    • Plus a Bonus Prize! Our partner, Photographer Lyndsey James, is offering you a free place on her Photocraft® Photography & Styling e-course running from 12th September 2016 – 26th February 2017.

    Read the full story in our October issue on sale 1 September!

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