Emma Elston named Businesswoman of the Year

AN entrepreneur from Cheshire who set up a bin repair service from a spare bedroom 14 years ago, has been named 2012 Businesswoman of the Year.

Emma Elston, from Knutsford, could not secure bank finance for the idea so took out £15,000 on credit cards to kick-start UK Container Maintenance, based in Northwich.

The award, part of the 30th annual Women of the Year celebrations, marks personal achievement and success in the regions.

The 36-year-old established the company with her husband Julian and ... For the full story register now for free or login below...