DARLINGTON-based national home care provider Heritage Healthcare held its third annual awards dinner at Headlam Hall.

Launched in 2013, the franchise division has since witnessed significant growth recently opening its 20th office in the UK.

Heritage Healthcare CEO Glenn Pickersgill and fellow directors Sally Pickersgill, Michelle Fenwick and Amanda Jackson hosted the annual awards ceremony.

Marie Binks was awarded New Franchisee of the Year in recognition of her hard work and dedication since launching four months ago.

Franchisee of the Year was awarded to Jameela Kotawala. The first franchise to launch, Jameela recently received a council inspection in which she was awarded 100 per cent.