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Awards 2012

Racing fun ahead at Cartmel

Racing fun ahead at Cartmel

New primary school opens today in Lake District

New primary school opens today in Lake District

Cars roll off the Windermere ferry

Windermere Ferry is back after a £340,000 overhaul

Theo Coates, Eddie Kelly and Karen Coates paddle to shore in an open kayak

Splashing time for all at Coniston Regatta

Lucy Porter, one of the stars of the festival

Comedy festival attracts 2,000 fans

Ambleside, part of Lakes parish

Lakes Parish Council reports a busy year

Lancaster Castle

Fun ahead at Lancaster Castle

Police investigate unexplained death of woman in Kendal

Death of woman in Kendal 'unexplained' say police

Westmorland General Hospital

'Hands off our Hospital': Westmorland Gazette launches campaign to keep services in Kendal

Send us your First World War memories

Send us your First World War memories

Alan Bennett

Clapham's Alan Bennett named as a top Yorkshire icon

Celebrations at Business of the Year winner Lakes Speciality Foods

Business & Tourism Awards 2012: The winners

Business of the Year winners Lakes Speciality Foods

Gallery & video: Glittering night at The Westmorland Gazette Business and Tourism Awards

Host Geoff Burch

Finalists ready for glittering awards night

John Maddy of Long Valley Yurts

The finalists: Place to stay

South Lakes Services grounds maintenance manager Paul Ronson

The finalists: Small Business of the Year

Workshop operative Dave Rosser and volunteer Mike Guerish at work on an Oaklea Trust project

The finalists: Social and community Development

One of the vehicles in the Mountain Goat fleet

The finalists: Tourist Attraction/Tour Operator of the Year

Nanny Brow's Emma Robinson

The finalists: Green Award

Westmorland County Show officers Christine Knipe (chief executive), Stephen Procter (showfield director), Jonathan Mason (chairman), David Galbraith (vice chairman) and Hal Bagot (president)

The finalists: Team of the Year

Staff at four-star Lindeth Howe

The finalists: Hotel of the Year

Andrew and Jacqueline Ward

The finalists: Retailer of the Year

Growing Well's ethos is based on growing skills and confidence

The finalists: Training and development

Wax Lyrical MD Mike Armstead

The finalists: Business of the Year

The design and production team at Houghton-Parkhouse

The finalists: Innovation and technology

Staff from Holbeck Ghyll celebrate their win at last year's Westmorland Gazette business and tourism awards

Success stories will be rewarded at the 2012 Westmorland Gazette Business and Tourism awards

International were the 2011 winners of The Westmorland Gazette Business of the Year Award and the Innovation and Technology Award. Directors Adrian Rawlinson and David Ford are pictured with jubilant staff.

Time to enter the prestigious Westmorland Gazette Business and Tourism Awards 2012

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to our gala awards dinner

The award categories

How to enter

VIDEO: The Westmorland Gazette Business and Tourism Awards 2011

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