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Preston construction, law, digital and PR firms scoop prizes at Lancashire Business Awards

Posted on - 20th November, 2014 - 10:00am | Author - | Posted in - Business, News
Michael Conlon (right) picks up his award from Andrew Leeming of Lancashire County Council

Michael Conlon (right) picks up his award from Andrew Leeming of Lancashire County Council

Four Preston firms have scooped prizes at the Lancashire Business Awards.

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Conlon Construction were awarded best property firm for the second consecutive year.

Chairman Michael Conlon said: “It really is an honour to have retained this title for another year. We are fortunate to have an outstanding team and this award is testament to their continued hard work and ambition.

“Lancashire is a fantastic place to do business and events like these help to highlight the superb work that’s taking place across the county and make you proud to operate in such a thriving and ambitious community.”

Commercial law firm Harrison Drury picked up best legal company of the year.

John Chesworth, managing director of Harrison Drury, said: “We are thrilled our efforts have been recognised – the award is credit to Harrison Drury’s people who work hard to provide a top quality legal service to Lancashire businesses and individuals.”

Preston digital agency 3ManFactory took home Best Digital Agency.

The Three Man Factory team at the awards bash

The Three Man Factory team at the awards bash

The Lancashire Business awards are hosted by the Downtown Lancashire in Business group.

Frank McKenna, chief executive of Downtown in Business, commented: “The Lancashire Business Awards have become a key part of the calendar in the region and it’s great to see so many different types of companies involved.

“These are companies and individuals who have made immense contributions to making the Lancashire region a great place to do business and I’d like to convey my congratulations to all the winners.”

There was also a win for public relations firm Freshfield.

They went home with best PR and Marketing company in Lancashire.

Simon Turner, manager director, said: “I’m delighted for our hard-working and talented Freshfield team who do a sterling job.”

Freshfield also celebrated winning a hat-trick of awards at the CIPR public relations North West awards.

They scooped silver in the Integrated, Corporate and Business and Public sector categories.

Turner said: “There is quality throughout every category so the team is rightly proud to have scooped three Silver awards.

“A huge thanks must go to Lancashire County Council for giving us the opportunity and being an excellent partner.”

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