The Ely Standard Business Awards shortlist is in - and here are the local businesses up for our prizes

Soopa Doopa Branding Ltd were one of the winners at last year's Ely Standard Business Awards. Who wi

Soopa Doopa Branding Ltd were one of the winners at last year's Ely Standard Business Awards. Who will be a winner this year? - Credit: Archant

The Ely Standard Business Awards is undoubtedly one of the nights of the year for the region’s businesses, celebrating innovation, customer engagement and success.

And 2017 looks to be no different, with dozens of local businesses and entrepreneurs due to be recognised on September 28 at Ely Cathedral’s Lady Chapel.

This year, we have 10 awards up for grabs, and over the coming weeks we will reveal the businesses on our shortlist and what they offer the local community.

New Business of the Year (sponsored by Ely Tuk Tuks)

Lancaster Hammond Ltd

Lancaster Hammond brings provides market insight and intelligence to the healthcare sector across Europe.

“Pharmaceutical, medical device companies and the NHS are our clients helping them to understand current and future market opportunities,” said a spokesman.

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Lemon Tree Deli Café

The Lemon Tree is a family run deli and cafe, selling a wide range of local produce as well as a homemade range of cakes, preserves, deli style rolls and sandwiches, platters and salads

Small Business of the Year (sponsored by FSB)

D.G.Building (East Cambs) Ltd

D.G.Building offer a complete building service from design right through to decoration.

“Our valued reputation for delivering quality projects on time and within budget, stretches to the Ely area and beyond,” the company says.

Silver Birch Pet Jets

In 2016 Silver Birch Pet Jets opened the UK’s first ever International Pet Travel Agents on the High Street, successfully creating a one stop shop for International Pet Travel.

Dynamic Creative

Dynamic Creative offers a range of integrated creative services.

“We’ve built long term relationships with companies of all shapes and sizes for nearly 20 years now. Our clients tell us it’s our personal relationships, creativity and the eye for commercialism that keeps them coming back for more. We could be the last agency you ever need,” said a spokesman.

Silver Oak Coffee

Silver Oak Coffee Ltd is a micro-roastery specialising in high quality Arabica beans, roasted in small batches for Cambridgeshire food markets, speciality coffee shops and a growing online market.

Inheritance Legal Services

A family run, low cost, fixed fee, Will Writing and Estate Planning Specialist offering free appointments at your home or in our shop fronted offices.

• Tickets to the awards night are £65.00 + VAT. Tables can seat 10 and are charged at £650 + VAT.

To purchase tickets, please contact Lynne Pearson on 01438 866011 or email