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  • 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?

  • It’s back! The Muddy Awards 2017

    Roll that drum, my Mudsters! Dig out your Dior, polish that crystal and put the champers on ice, because the Muddy Awards are rolling into town. We want to shout from the rooftops (hard in heels, but we’ll give it our best shot) about Berkshire’s indy businesses in all their quirky, unmissable, glorious erm, glory – from food producers to destination pubs, fabulous theatres to fashion […]

  • Tried & tested: Gilded Hair, Wokingham

    I’m full of admiration for this little pocket rocket of a hair salon tucked away in Wokingham’s delightfully quirky Holme Grange Craft Village. First off, Gilded Hair won Best Hair Salon in the recent Muddy Berkshire Awards. Secondly, there’s nothing around here quite like it. A little space of follicular perfection, set in a modest, cosy space – […]

  • Fizz, fun and frolics! The Muddy Awards drinkies

    I’m not sure Basildon Park quite knew what hit it on Thursday as we staged a Muddy Takeover of the stunning Garden Room and rose garden for the Muddy Stilettos Awards Winners’ Party! All I know is that everyone seemed to have a great time, enjoyed delicious fizz and nibbles, and made some new friends. And most importantly, amidst all the […]

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