A Totton-based dessert company has been shortlisted for a prestigious award recognising small businesses across the country. 

Sensational Cakes and Desserts, based at Maynard Road, Totton has been shortlisted for Britain's Best Small Business Award. 

The company, which was founded in 2016 and provides a range of desserts including bespoke, corporate and wedding cakes has been selected in the Best Self-Employed Small Business Owner category. 

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in London on May 16.

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Sope Oludimu, owner and creative director of Sensational Cakes and Deserts told the Echo: "We take immense pride in creating amazing celebration cakes, wedding cakes and more.

"Our commitment to quality, creativity, and personalised service has earned us an enviable reputation among our loyal customers.

"Our shortlisting for this national award not only honours our hard work but also shines a spotlight on the vibrant local business scene in Hampshire.

"As a small business, we are deeply rooted in our community, and this achievement reflects the collective efforts of all local entrepreneurs who contribute to the city’s economic growth."