Wiltshire Business Awards 2018

Wiltshire Business Awards 2018

On Friday 20th April our team attended the Wiltshire Business Awards at Center Parcs. We were thrilled to be recognised in two categories, being awarded 2nd place in Creative Marketing and 3rd place in Services to the Community! It was a fantastic evening and a great opportunity for the team to celebrate together.

Since our doors opened in October 2014, the team has grown and evolved to offer massage, sports therapy and rehabilitation, gait analysis, osteopathy, acupuncture and reflexology. With each employee contributing their unique skills and experience, our team is united by the common goal of improving the lives of others.

Contributing to the local community is hugely important to us as a business. From fundraising over £4,000 for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance to supporting local sports clubs and offering voluntary event massage, our community remains at the heart of everything we do.

We were also pleased to be recognised for our marketing efforts. Finding innovative ways to deliver our message is integral to our brand, and by offering professional, contemporary health therapies we strive to continue helping individuals to live a fuller and more active life.

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