Engineering firm is sponsoring Hartlepool Business Awards

Kevin Byrne, left, is welcomed to the awards organisation by co-ordinator Andy Steel.
Kevin Byrne, left, is welcomed to the awards organisation by co-ordinator Andy Steel.

A major new sponsor has been announced by the Hartlepool Business Awards.

Seymour Civil Engineering is on board and managing director Kevin Byrne said: “On the back of having our most successful year to date and celebrating moving into new premises, we wanted to give something back and help to encourage more businesses to start and grow.

On the back of having our most successful year to date and celebrating moving into new premises, we wanted to give something back and help to encourage more business to start and grow

Kevin Byrne, managing director of Seymour Civil Engineering

“Hartlepool has been a great base for us for the past 38 years and we are fiercely proud of where we are from.

“We were winners ourselves many years back but due to our sponsorship we won’t be entering this year, so we wish all of the businesses the best of luck and look forward to meeting them on the night.”

Firms are urged to enter quickly with the deadline looming. Awards co-ordinator Andy Steel said Seymour Civil Engineering was “a great local company and we really appreciate their support.

“The awards submissions are coming in thick and fast and it is good to see a mixture of large and small businesses from all sectors entering this year across the board.”

Categories are: Business Leader of the Year, Creative Industries, New Business, Investment in Training, Young Entrepreneur, Best Small Business, Community Award, Manufacturing, Service Industry, Tourism & Leisure. All winners will be put forward for Business of the Year.

Deadline for submissions is March 11. For details, call http://hartlepoolbusinessforum.co.uk/hartlepoolbusinessawards or by calling (01429) 874555.

The awards are on Thursday May 12 at Hartlepool Borough Hall. Tickets - priced at £35 until April 1 - are available from Carol Bibby on (01429) 404038 or cbibby@hartlepoolbusinessforum.co.uk.