The Mart’s the Heart Awards 2017 Winners
2017 winners revealed
After more than 12,000 votes and an extensive judging process, we can now reveal the winners of the 2017 Mart’s the Heart awards. The awards aim to champion those who you feel have contributed to the success of the auction mart industry, and our judges agreed the standard of competition was at a record high. Auctions play an intrinsic role within both livestock sector and rural communities and we are proud to award the following list of prizes to some very worthy winners.
Winners will be presented with their awards at the British Farming Awards on October 19, 2017.
Auctioneer of the Year 2017 winner
Skipton Auction Market
“I am delighted to have been nominated for the Auctioneer of the Year for the second year running. I believe in creating strong relationships based on trust, ensuring everyone is made to feel welcome. I thrive off meeting new people, which I get to do on a regular basis through...
New Auctioneer of the Year 2017 winner
Clitheroe Auction Market
“I have attended livestock auctions with my grandad since the age of three and becoming an auctioneer has been a lifelong passion. While still at university I was offered the position of auctioneer’s clerk at Clitheroe Auction Mart. With the support of the auction and mentoring from senior auctioneer...
Auction Cafe of the Year 2017 winner
Monmouthshire Livestock Centre
“Maria and her team are thrilled to have been nominated for the third year running and believe the key to their success, which includes a 2015 Mart’s the Heart Awards win, is all down to having happy, hardworking staff who always go the extra mile. Serving nutritious farmhouse...