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Over the last month we've been encouraging you to vote for your favourite Nottingham independent business, and we can now reveal who has made the top ten!
We want to say a huge thanks to everyone who voted - whether that was through our social channels, on our website or by popping into your fave independent and filling in a voting form.
The winners will be announced on the 4th July, so here's a run down of your top 10: Shopping and services category See which Nottingham Independent Businesses are taking part in our Independents Festival on Saturday 8th July and find out more information here and let us know you're attending on our Facebook page.
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Further unpaid leave may be agreed to accommodate the number of Bank Holiday Mondays that occur.
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