She picked up the prize with husband and business partner Paul Corcoran

Pennine Cycles' co-owner Sandra Corcoran has won the award for the best Independent Retail Business of the Year at the inaugural English Women Awards-North.

Along with husband Paul Corcoran, Sandra bought the long-established Bradford bike store in 2000. The awards bash was organised by Creative Oceanic, an events and marketing agency behind national wedding and hair and beauty awards.

Other women gonged at the bash held in the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly hotel included other entrepreneurs as well as charity founders and civil servants.

The gong-a-lots Paul and Sandra Corcoran

The gong-a-lots Paul and Sandra Corcoran

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