A NORTH Yorkshire family-run business has retained both their national and regional title at the wedding industry awards.

For the second year running Where the Ribbon Ends, which is based at Jervalux Abbey Tearooms, has been awarded the coveted title of the top wedding cake maker/designer at the Wedding Industry Awards.

Established in 2012 and run by Gayle Hassan, her sister Anna and mother Carol Burdon, they produce bespoke wedding and celebration cakes.

Their climb to the top started two years ago with a highly-commended, regionally. Last year, the trio won the Northeast and Yorkshire regional award and went on to win the national award for wedding cake maker/designer.

Returning this year for the 2020 regional final held at Newcastle in November once again they took top place and were put through to the national finals.

For their entry, Where the Ribbon Ends created a real wedding effect from a bouquet to a full dessert table. This included the cake design and also cake samples to taste for the judges.

The family travelled to London to the Cafe de Paris in Leicester Square for the ceremony as one eight regional winners in associated categories. The team was delighted to be retain the national award for wedding cake maker/designer of the year.

Anna Burdon said: “Family has always been the centre of everything we have achieved and still strive for.

“From this background, a friendly but professional customer service is what we believe in.

“The awards are judged on couples’ feedback from the previous year, rating and commenting on each part of our service, which makes this award all the more special.”