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Muddy Awards

  • Muddy Awards 2019 Berkshire collage of winners party

    Clink! Cheers to our wonderful winners

    One gorgeous venue, 24 worthy winners and plenty of Berkshire Dry gin and bubbles – it must be the Muddy Awards do. Here's the lowdown on our high jinks at Forest Edge Tipis.

  • Muddy Awards 2019 gold log winners confetti

    Wanna meet your Muddy Awards winners?

    … Hell yes! It's been a fast, furious and fabulous Final. But we have 24 glorious Muddy Award winners. Click through and crack open the bubbly.

  • Muddy Awards 2019 finalists

    Meet your Muddy Awards finalists

    First of all, a massive thank you to everyone who has taken part so far in the Muddy Stiletto Awards this year – we’ve seen an incredible rise of 100% of readers nominating on the Awards compared to last year, so you’re clearly in love with local too! I’m always a bit conflicted at this point […]

  • Muddy Stilettos Awards Winners' Drinks Windsor Guildhall Berkshire

    Muddy Awards drinkies

    If it was good enough for royalty, it's good enough for the Awards winners. To Windsor for fun and fizz.

  • And the winners are…

    Well that was fun. That’s it, the Muddy Stilettos Awards 2018 are officially over! Blimey! It’s been a fast and furious 5 days of voting.  The response to the Awards this year has been incredible, with thousands and thousands of you voting for the local shops, businesses and people you love. If you’re a regular reader (or voter!) you’ll […]

  • Muddy Stilettos Awards 2018 Finalist silver and pink logo

    Meet the Muddy Awards 2018 finalists

    Only 5 days to vote for your local faves in the finals, starting… NOW! Who will be crowned this year's winners!

  • Muddy Awards 2018 Berkshire Gold logo pink stiletto

    Muddy Awards 2018 nominations are now closed!!!

    Nominate the most unique, quirky and utterly brilliant businesses in Berkshire in our prestigious awards until Sun 6 May.

  • Cork popping fun at Basildon Park

    Fun, fizz and my new Muddy friends at the Muddy Awards winners' party.

  • Woohoo! Your Muddy Awards 2017 winners

    The votes have been counted and verified. Drum roll please… here are your Muddy Awards 2017 winners.

  • The Muddy Awards 2017: the finalists

    Sooo many votes to count. I'm number blind, but we have our finalists. Did your faves make the top 5?

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