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TwinsUK Founder Wins Entrepreneur of the Year

Delyth Raffell. Founder of TwinsUK was announced as the Winner of the award for Best Newcomer at the prestigious North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards held at The Sage on November 16th 2007. It was a glamourous evening with 700 people attending to celebrate woman's business achievements and was hosted by Women into the Network (WIN) and compered by Julia Hankin of BBC Radio Newcastle.
Delyth. who founded TwinsUK after the birth of her twin girls in October 2005 attended the awards ceremony with her husband. Graham. along with friends and family and was pleased to be joined by guests Avril Deane. PR Manager for Tommee Tippee and Sandra Bosman. Multiples-specialist midwife at the Royal Victoria Infirmary. Newcastle and Winner of the National Midwife of the Year Award 2007 and Regional Midwife of the Year for the last two years.
The overall winner of the coveted North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 - Susan Dobson Award for Entrepreneurship was Nickie Gott of She's Gott It! Ltd. a Durham based company that focuses on the origination. delivery and management of events. marketing strategy. PR and training. Well Done Nickie - you've certainly got it!

Nickie Gott & Peter Scott Delyth Raffell & Guests
The North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards were established in 1999 by Women Into the Network. These North East business awards:

recognise and reward the tremendous contribution being made to the regional economy by women.
are specifically targeted at women owner-managers running small and medium enterprises.
highlight successful women entrepreneurs who have turned a great business idea into a reality or developed an existing business into a thriving enterprise.
are aimed at those who have made a difference and made their organisation a success!

Celebrating our female entrepreneurs

recognising & celebrating those women in business who have shown creativity. determination. dedication. courage and. of course. entrepreneurial skills and talent.
creating role-models and raising the profile of our female entrepreneurs in the North East. these women"s business awards help to inspire other women to follow in their footsteps.

Highly rated business awards for women

the North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards have gone from strength to strength and are now seen as one of the most popular business awards for women in the region.
receives record numbers of nominations from successful women entrepreneurs
culminates in a 'sell-out' awards ceremony in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in North East England.
attended by those from all areas of the business community. who want to celebrate and recognise the achievements of our female entrepreneurs.

In June 2007. Delyth. a mother of twins. was also a Finalist at the Mother at Work Awards (Best Mumpreneur) which is awarded to the mother who has started and runs a successful business. Click here for more details.

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