énergie in Oban, which is part of the énergie Fitness Club franchise network, has been voted as winner of the Health & Fitness Venue of the Year in the Scottish Health and Beauty Awards 2011 held in association with 5pm Health and Beauty.

énergie received 35,000 public nominations that were cast online from around the country and beat off competition from Greens Health and Fitness, Edinburgh; Classical Pilates, Troon; and The Movement Studio, Glasgow to win the award.

Andrew Johnston from énergie Oban, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to win against tough competition. Winning this award demonstrates our hard work, passion and dedication to the industry and our customers. It’s a great achievement for us to be voted the best of the best.”

Charles Shaw, Chairman of 5pm Health and Beauty, said: “We’re very happy to give énergie this award – they’re a worthy winner and a popular choice. In Scotland we have an incredible range of salons at the top of their game and it’s a great achievement for the club to win a Scottish Health and Beauty Award. 5pm Health and Beauty users continually look for tips on where to find the best treatments and énergie should be very proud that their customers voted them as the best on their category in Scotland.”