The Castle Point Mayors Award 2018 is now open for nominations.

The search is now officially on for the winners of the Castle Point Mayor’s Business and Apprentice Awards 2018.

The annual awards were officially launched by Mayor Brian Wood at the Castle Point Business Forum held at The Oysterfleet Hotel on Canvey.

Nominations are being sought for two categories: the Business of the Year Award and Apprentice of the Year Award, which is being sponsored by local training provider Seevic College.

Local businesses are being encouraged to showcase themselves and others by putting forward nominations for the two categories. Mr Wood said: “The Castle Point Mayor’s Awards 2018 are an excellent opportunity to showcase the talented individuals and businesses we have in Castle Point.”

The closing date is January 31.