#LoveDarlo Town Centre Business Awards

*Public voting is now closed*

The nominations are in and the public vote is now closed.

Compared by BBC TV antiques expert, David Harper, our award winning and beautifully restored theatre the Darlington Hippodrome will play host to the first ever #LoveDarlo Town Centre Business awards.

The event which will be held on the evening of 17th November, will celebrate the best Darlington has to offer and it's the perfect way to get the festive season underway.

Aimed at recognising and rewarding businesses in our town centre, the event at Darlington’s flagship venue will celebrate those retailers, bars, restaurants, market traders, cafes and leisure venues and many more which play such a vital role in making Darlington a venue of choice for shopping, socialising and having fun.

There are 12 award categories which are:

Customer Service Team (Sponsored by Queen Street Shopping Centre)

Independent & Specialist Retailer (Sponsored by tgi MEDIA)

National Retailer (Sponsored by the Cornmill Shopping Centre)

Best Bar (Sponsored by Barker Proudlove)

Hair, Beauty and Health Retailer (Sponsored by Latimer Hinks)

Best Café (Sponsored by HC One)

Best Restaurant (Sponsored by Angel HR)

Professional / Service Industry (Sponsored by Mercure Kings Head)

Market Trader (Sponsored by Arriva)

Leisure and Arts (Sponsored by Darlington Market)

Shooting Star (Sponsored by DL1)

Fashion Retailer (Sponsored by Al Forno)

Tickets for the event will be free of charge and given to all finalists.

We promise an evening full of glitz and glamour and finalists will be treated to a drinks reception by Masons Yorkshire Gin, food and special performances throughout the evening followed by an after party with DJ.

💭 Think you know the 'Bare Necessities' of your Disney favourites? Put your Disney knowledge to the test with Number One Bar upcoming quiz night on Thursday 24th October at 7pm. 🏆 Cash prize for the winning team! #LoveDarlo https://t.co/DS3FsDCA8q
18 October 2019 @18:00
Yessss so looking forward to this! Make sure you pop down, it’s going to be a great event 😋 https://t.co/oao8CKUQVd
18 October 2019 @15:05
Go bananas 🍌 for @kaspasdesserts tasty Banana Split dessert! Served with all the treats you need to welcome in the weekend 😍 Find them on Northgate 📍 #LoveDarlo https://t.co/0MZjKso2nN }
18 October 2019 @14:40
If you need a little magic, look no further than the @ChrisCrossMagic's Autumn Tour heading to the @TheatreMajDarlo tomorrow ✨ Sit back, relax and be amazed by the Great Magician of the North! See event ➡️ https://t.co/L364Z5tUom #LoveDarlo https://t.co/uW70l6pj4Y
18 October 2019 @12:37