A TRAVEL agent in Halstead has been nominated for three national awards.

Premier Travel, in Halstead High Street, has been shortlisted in the promotion of the year category as well as for large travel agency of the year in the central and London and southeast categories at the Travel Weekly Achievement Awards.

The company is up against competitors from across the UK, with the winners being announced in July.

Sarah Colson, manager of Premier Travel, said: "These awards are the most prestigious in the travel trade and every travel agency wants to be shortlisted.

"We are incredibly proud that our volunteering efforts in the local community for our 80th birthday last year have been recognised.”