Brilliant Cornwall small businesses are in with a chance of being chosen for the region’s Muddy Stilettoes Awards 2024 as voting opens.

People are being asked to nominate a brilliant local indie business to say thank you for everything they do.

Now in their 11th year, The Muddy Stilettos Awards sponsored by Tide banking nationally are back with a bang!

The most coveted awards for independent small businesses across 28 counties, the Awards champion the very best lifestyle businesses, chosen by customers and Muddy readers.

Muddy Stilettos is the UK’s No.1 luxury lifestyle website outside London, reaching 3.8 million readers every month across 28 counties, and helping them make the most of where they live with inside info on the most awesome things to do locally.

The 2023 Muddy Awards attracted 77,000 business nominations and 800,000 votes across the country; known as the most prestigious local business awards, they provide well deserved publicity and kudos for winners in each county.

The company is inviting nominations on its website across 21 lifestyle categories including four new additions of Best Arts, Culture & Theatre Venue, Best Casual Dining, Best Event Venue and Best Wine and Beer Specialist.

Customers can nominate brilliant Cornish businesses here awards/nominate/, until March 14 and the top five businesses with the most nominations in each category will go through to the Regional Finals between April 3-18.

Regional winners will be announced on May 2, 2024 .

Regional Winners from every category will automatically go through to the prestigious National Finals.

The Muddy Stilettos Editors will judge who is the ‘Best of the Best’ in each category, announcing the National Winners on July 11, 2024.

Finally, as an added bonus for Nominees, one lucky business has the chance to win a £5000 CASH PRIZE to spend on their business as they wish in association with the Awards sponsor Tide banking.

The awards are free to enter from start to finish, with nominations invited from readers as well as those in the local community.

Nominations in the Muddy Stilettos Awards close on March 14 and the Regional Finals voting starts 03 April. To see all the categories and to see the full criteria got to