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Nominate or take part and win prizes

You can either nominate a business in the People's Business Award or post something you love about local business on social media.

The People's Business Award

We all know that shop, restaurant or retailer in Burton that we love.

Perhaps you love it because you always get great customer service and/or a great deal. It could be a place that prides itself on supporting the local community - whether that’s by supporting charities and good causes or just helping local people out in some way.   It could even be a business that has stood the test of time and been in Burton for as long as you can remember.

Staffordshire County Council and Burton Small Business are looking for a Burton business, of any size and type, to win The People’s Business Award. 

Anyone nominating their favourite business before the deadline on Thursday 28th December could win a bumper pack of prizes.

The winner of the People’s Business Award, and two ‘Highly commended’ businesses will be chosen from all the nominations received in the new year by a panel of local experts and will be showcased across the media in the week commencing 8th January.

Nominate now online or email communications@staffordshire.gov.uk, or Tweet using the hashtag #GetvocalaboutlocalBurton

Terms and conditions

  • The winner and highly commended businesses will be chosen in the w/c 4th January 2018. 
  • Any business with a premises in  Burton-on-Trent with a DE14 postcode is eligible.
  • Once the winning businesses are chosen by our panel of experts we will choose winners at random from the people who nominated them in the week commencing 4th January and notified in the week commencing 8th January.
  • We regret that nominations cannot be accepted from
    family members or official stakeholders of a business
  • No cash alternative to prizes.

Just tell people what love about local businesses on social media


One-of-a-kind businesses are an integral part of Burton. Spending money in your local independent retailers, restaurants and shops means you're supporting your friends, neighbours and your family by investing in our community.

So tell us how great you think independent shops, restaurants and retailers are in Burton on Facebook or Twitter and you can win fantastic prizes.

Remember to use the hashtags #GetvocalaboutlocalBurton and #Burton so we can share your post and enter you into the prize draw.




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