A business near Dereham has been shortlisted for a national prize after being named the best beauty salon in Norfolk.

Taylored Beauty, in Swanton Morley near Dereham, was founded by Lauren Taylor in 2021 after she left her old job and retrained to follow her passion.

The luxury at-home salon won the 'Best Hair & Beauty Small Business' prize at the prestigious Norfolk Small Business Awards last weekend.

Ms Taylor said: "I'm so proud to have been given this amazing accolade, it is quite overwhelming.

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"To make it as a finalist was thrilling enough, but to win is incredible. You don't start your own business for the awards - you do it because you're passionate about what you do.

"To be recognised in this way is very humbling.

"It was a fantastic night and wonderful to get to meet so many brilliant business owners."

The salon has also been shortlisted in three categories at the UK Hair & Beauty Awards 2024 including 'Best Home Salon'.