THE Cirencester Chambers of Commerce business awards were held last Friday, May 11.

Simon May of May Media was the standout business of the evening as he picked up a hat-trick of awards, winning the business person of the year, professional service and skilled trader/supplier accolades at the event held at Corn Hall.

Elsewhere, the Chamber of Commerce award was won by David Bellamy.

The customer service award, as voted by readers of the Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard, was awarded to Dyer street Chiropractor and Physiotherapy Clinic.

The two other media awards - Cirencester Scene Creative Champions and the Cirencester Ambassador award were won by The Vaults and Daisy May Cooper of BBC’s This Country respectively.

Daisy was unable to attend so her award was collected by Michael Sleggs, who plays Slugs in the hit BBC Three show.

In the remaining awards, Young Enterprise accolade was picked up by Malmesbury florist Persephone Violet. Jennifer Winnett took the runner-up prize.

The Phoenix Festival won the Hospitality and Entertainment award with Jesse Smiths and the Seafare fish company coming in second place for that one,

Everlasting Impressions, a body piercing service in Cirencester, won the Retailer award while Persephone Violet came runner up.

The new business of the year award was won by the Malt and Anchor fish and chip restaurant, while baby boutique Cotswold Baby Co came was the runner up.

The Corporate Social Enterprise title was won by Cirencester's Barn Theatre with solicitors Swell Mullings and Logie coming second.

Finally, the Team of the Year prize was won by drug and alcohol testers Screen 4 with the Cirencester College apprenticeship team and the Phoenix Festival coming in as the joint runners up.

Guests enjoyed a three course meal before a charity auction which saw a day in the box at Cheltenham festival, an overnight stay at the Old Bell hotel in Malmesbury and an experience in a flight simulator sold on the night. Overall £4,000 was raised from the auction.