Friday, June 14th, 2024

A hat-trick of awards for My Sevenoaks Community at special black-tie evening at Knole Academy

OK folks, please excuse us for blowing our own trumpets, but My Sevenoaks Community is pleased to announce that we picked up three awards at the recent Sevenoaks Business Awards 2018 ‘black tie’ event held at Knole Academy.

Frank Baldwin (second left) and Steph Harrison from My Sevenoaks Community receive one of their three business awards

There were seven categories in all and My Sevenoaks Community won awards in three of them – more than any other business.  The awards were for Micro enterprise of the Year – second; Customer Choice – third; and Micro enterprise of the Year – third.

Publisher and Editor Frank Baldwin and Sales Manager Steph Harrison were at the event, organised by the Sevenoaks Town Partnership, to pick up the awards and would like to extend their huge thanks to readers and advertisers in the Sevenoaks District for the support they have given to the website and Facebook page.

The full list of awards are as follows:

Independent Retailer of the Year Award sponsored by Manak Solicitors: First place – Sevenoaks Bookshop; Second Place – The Chocolate Shop; Third Place – Devine on Dorset Street.

Wagamama in Sevenoaks took the top award in the National Chain Retailer category at the Sevenoaks Business Awards

National Chain Retailer sponsored by Wildernesse House, Pegasus Life: First place – Wagamama; Second Place – Neal’s Yard Remedies; Third Place – Waitrose.

Apprentice of the Year sponsored by KCC Cllr Margaret Crabtree: First place – Samantha Tilley from Lakeview Accountants; Runners Up – Ben Tompkins from Specsavers and Rebecca Schreur from F M Conway.

New Business sponsored by Sevenoaks District Council: First place – Brisket & Barrel; Second Place – Sevenoaks Sports Magazine and Reuthe’s Nursery; Third Place – My Sevenoaks Community

Customer Choice sponsored by Specsavers and voted by the public: First place – Dulce’s Patisserie; Second Place – Brisket & Barrel; Third Place – My Sevenoaks Community

Micro enterprise of the Year sponsored by Sevenoaks & District Chamber of Commerce: Winner – Sevenoaks Sports Magazine; Second Place – My Sevenoaks Community; Third Place – Bradshaw & Sons Ltd

Judge’s Choice sponsored by Warners Solicitors: Winner – Sevenoaks Round Table

First Prize Winners received a coveted hand carved Acorn, champagne and will be able to have a free advert for six months on the Sevenoaks Town Partnership’s Information Screen located at the mainline station.

PHOTOS: Russell Harper Photography

And the winners are…

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