A night of celebration at 2019 NFRN Awards

The NFRN’s Centenary Dinner and 2019 Awards took place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on 12 February.

During a memorable evening, hosted by broadcasting icon Sir Trevor McDonald, 12 awards were presented to those who had made an exceptional contribution to independent retailing.

The winners take centre stage!

Who won what on the night

For more great pictures, and to read more about the winners, visit the NFRN Facebook page

Watch Sir Trevor McDonald’s NFRN Awards speech

Featured tweets

Check out the event hashtag #NFRNAwards19 for more great tweets

Confirmation of the winners at 2019 NFRN Awards

Responsible Retailer of the Year
Bay Bashir
Lifestyle Belle Vue Convenience Store, Middlesbrough

Symbol Convenience Retailer of the Year
Raja Bhadal
Woodhouse Post Office, Leeds

Independent Convenience Retailer of the Year
Broderick & Heather Rigg
Skircoat Green Post Office, Halifax

Collectables Retailer of the Year
Andrew Howell
Loch Lomond News, Balloch

Home Delivery Agent of the Year
Chris Bridgett
Newark News, Newark 

Community Retailer of the Year Award
Trudy Davies
Woosnam & Davies, Llanidloes

Newsagent of the Year
Richard Evans
Ombersley Post Office, Worcester

Home News Deliverer Merit Award
Alasdair Evans
Brampton

News Deliverer of the Year
Freddie Ankers
Poulton-Le-Fylde

Longest Serving Active Member Awards
Ralph Childs and Owen Church
Eastern Counties District

Outstanding Contribution to the News Industry
Lord Rothermere
Daily Mail & General Trust Chairman

Outstanding Contribution to Independent Retailing
Charles Wilson
Booker Wholesale CEO