WINNERS: Gareth Leslie and Peter Burr, from Potager  A Kitchen Garden, celebrate winning the Excellence in Small Business Award at the Northern Rivers Business Awards 2018.
WINNERS: Gareth Leslie and Peter Burr, from Potager A Kitchen Garden, celebrate winning the Excellence in Small Business Award at the Northern Rivers Business Awards 2018. Contributed

Tweed business win big at 2018 regional awards

TWEED businesses have proved they're the best in the region at the 2018 Northern Rivers Business Awards.

Eight Tweed-based businesses took out top awards on Saturday in Byron Bay, including Stone and Wood Brewing which was crowned the 2018 Regional Business of the Year.

Tweed winners include:

  • Outstanding Young Employee - Caitlyn Knight, SAE Group
  • Excellence in Small Business - Potager A Kitchen Garden
  • Excellence in Social Enterprise - Yaru Water and Mount Warning Spring Water
  • Excellence in Sustainability - Stone and Wood Brewing
  • Outstanding Employer of Choice - Stone and Wood Brewing
  • Excellence in Innovation - Sunshine Sugar
  • Excellence in Aged Care and Wellbeing - Varela and Swift Pharmacy
  • Excellence in Professional Services - Southern Cross Credit Union

All of the regional winners will now move onto the 2018 NSW Chamber of Commerce Business Awards finals on November 24 in Sydney.



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Smelly water safe to drink as council works to fix problem

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Concern for missing woman's safety

Concern for missing woman's safety

Missing woman may in Byron Bay

MISSING: Kye was last seen on Sunday

MISSING: Kye was last seen on Sunday

The 19-year-old was reported missing by his family