THE deadline for businesses to be nominated for the Sedgemoor Business Excellence Awards 2020 has been extended.

The awards aim to shine a light on companies, enterprises and individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the successful growth and prosperity of the district.

There are 12 award categories to choose from including Best Employer, the People’s Choice Community Engagement Award, Innovative Business of the Year, Charity of the Year, Customer Service Excellence and Bridgwater Independent Trader/Retailer of the Year.

To enter for an award or to find out more information, visit

The closing date for applications is Friday, February 14, with the awards ceremony itself due to take place on Thursday, March 26 at The Canalside in Bridgwater.