East Yorkshire brewery wins Chairman’s Award

The team at a Wold Newton brewery is celebrating after being presented with the Chairman’s Business Award in the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Chairman’s Awards.

Wold Top Brewery directors, Kate and Alex Balchin were presented with the award for the Under 50 Employees Category at an Awards Dinner at Bridlington Spa on Tuesday, 14th May by the Chairman of the Council, Margaret Chadwick and Clare Frisby from BBC Look North.

Kate Balchin, accounts and export manager at the family business, was delighted to win and said: “We are so proud of the work we do and we are a really strong, tight-knit workforce so this is definitely a team award rather than an individual award.”

Alex added: “It’s incredibly humbling. We work within the local community and to be recognised by the community is fantastic.”

The Chairman’s Awards are presented annually to individuals, companies and organisations within the East Riding of Yorkshire to recognise their achievements towards enhancing the area in which they work and live. They are judged by panels of councillors and council employees who select the top nominees and an overall winner in each of the following areas: Built Heritage, Business, Community and Sport.

Wold Top Brewery was founded by in 2003 and is located on the Mellor family farm at Hunmanby Grange. The team at Wold Top brew 40,000 litres of beer a week in a bespoke brew plant and use home grown barley and water from the farm’s borehole to create award-winning beers.

For more information and to buy online visit www.woldtopbrewery.co.uk