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The Muddy Awards 2019

The Muddy Stilettos Awards are the most prestigious lifestyle awards in mid and southern England.

Now in their 7th year, the Awards celebrate the unique, quirky, stand-out businesses across 19 ‘Muddy’ counties, offering a helping hand to the local high street and highlighting the brilliant places that our discerning readers  – 30-55 year old urbane, fun-loving, intelligent women outside London – love to know about. In 2018 just over 10,000 local businesses entered our awards and we received more than 600,000 votes from avid readers.

At a time when so many regional and national awards charge for entry, we’re super-proud that the Muddy Stilettos Awards remain resolutely FREE for all businesses to enter. In fact, we make huge efforts to support our Winners and Finalists, with digital rosettes, window stickers, certificates and exposure on the website.

If you’d like to enter the Awards or want vote for your local favourites, the Awards return for their 7th year in Spring 2019, so watch this space for further details! Or if you’re interested in sponsoring the Awards please contact

In the meantime, see what the fuss is all about – choose your nearest county below and find your local fun!

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