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2017 awards

Mum's guide to Harpenden Awards 2017
WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Thank you to over 1100 people who cast over thousands of individual votes in our 2017 awards!

Having counted and verified them all we're now delighted to announce the winners and runners-up of the 2017 Awards...

Best Activity Class or Group for Under 5s: FUNNYBONES
Runner-up: Menace Sports

Best Activity Class or Group for School-age Children: MENACE SPORTS
Runner-up: Hurst Children’s Theatre Group

Best Holiday Club or Class: MENACE SPORTS
Runner-up: Hurst Children’s Theatre Group

Best Pre/Post-natal Support Service: HARPENDEN & RURAL CHILDREN’S CENTRES
Runner-up: Pilates with Angela

Best Lifestyle Service for Parents: REBECCA JADE HEALTH & BEAUTY
Runner-up: Leonie Penney Photography

Best Party and Celebrations Provider: FEEDING TIME
Runner-up: Funnybones

Most Family-friendly Café/Restaurant: THE OVAL CAFÉ
Runner-up: Silver Palate

Best Local Shop: THREADS
Runner-up (joint): Harpenden Books and R&M Butchers

Best Local Event: HARPENDEN CARNIVAL
Runner-up: Classics on the Common

Congratulations to all the winners and runners-up and also to all the businesses and organisations who made it as finalists.  There was some very close voting so it was a tough competition.