A national campaign to find Britain’s most loved local businesses has discovered that The Star Inn is Crewe & Nantwich’s favourite small business.
Thousands of local people from across the UK put forward their nominations for their favourite local business as part of a national campaign run by local business champion Jon O’Brien thebestof.co.uk/creweandnantwich.
Among the most loved businesses in Crewe & Nantwich are:
Jon O’Brien of thebestof Crewe and Nantwich said, “The huge number of local people who took time to write testimonials goes to show just how important great local businesses are to this local community, especially during difficult economic times. Small businesses including those in Crewe amd Nantwich are the engine room of our economy and lots of local business owners in the area – and their loyal staff – are feeling great this morning because their efforts have been recognised and appreciated by so many of their customers.”
Celebrities supporting the search included World Boxing Champion Amir Khan, X Factor winner Matt Cardle, TV Presenter Eamonn Holmes and Champion Swimmer Sharron Davies.
A new survey of 2,000 people, also commissioned by thebestof.co.uk with YouGov, revealed that:
Over a third of Brits said the Local newsagent was the most important highstreet business
71 per cent of Brits believe 2011 will be a financially tougher year for local businesses than 2010.
36% of Brits would be prepared to boycott major supermarket chains for a week or more in February to save local businesses.