We are thrilled to announce that The Athena Programme has been shortlisted for the Lancashire Red Rose Awards.

The Lancashire Business View Red Rose Awards will celebrate the outstanding achievements of real businesses in our region.  They will be rewarding and recognising businesses which have not only survived but thrived in incredibly challenging times.

The aim of the awards is to celebrate and congratulate hard-working, industrious businesses in the county, and acknowledge the diverse and vibrant local business community.  The Red Rose Awards will feature 18 categories, plus a special Editor’s Choice Award.

Business sectors, as featured in the pages of Lancashire Business View, will be represented, along with awards for organisations of differing sizes.  Entries will be judged by an experienced and high-profile judging panel featuring some of the region’s leading business figures, chaired by the editor of Lancashire Business View.

The Athena Programme is shortlisted in the category of Small Business of the Year, Sponsored by Laura Hartley Recruitment.

Other businesses nominated in this category include:

AFR Consulting
Ashton Hoyle Independent Financial Advisers
Canal Boat Escapes
Cleverboxes Limited
The Write Angle

The awards will be presented at a black tie dinner at Winter Gardens, Blackpool on 31st March.

For more information on the awards, visit:



The Athena Programme is a team of experienced professionals specialising in safeguarding with care and creativity.  Our goal is to help people protect children, young people and vulnerable adults and to make organisations, staff and working environments safer by providing training and consultancy that is dynamic, inclusive and relevant.

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