After the success of the 2013 Community Awards, local businesses and groups have been keen to support the 2015 Suffolk Coastal Business & Community Awards. Many have been very excited by the expansion of the awards to recognise and celebrate the contributions, initiatives and successes of businesses as well as groups and individuals within the Suffolk Coastal District over the past 18 months.
The line-up of awards covers many elements of business and community including:
- Independent Business sponsored by Suffolk Coastal District Council
- Charity Champion sponsored by EB Carpets Felixstowe
- Services to the community sponsored by Park Properties
- Health & wellbeing sponsored by Places for People
- Innovation sponsored by the Local Strategic Partnership
- Customer Focus sponsored by Bruisyard Hall
- People Development sponsored by EDF Energy
- Team of the Year sponsored by Suffolk Sport
- Encouraging Tourism sponsored by Suffolk Coastal District Council
The closing date for nominations for the Suffolk Coastal Business & Community Awards is 5th January 2015 celebrated in style at a black tie awards dinner at Milsom’s Kesgrave Hall on 12th March.
Cllr Haworth-Culf, Cabinet Member for Customers, Communities and Leisure at Suffolk Coastal District Council, said: “We are very excited about the 2015 awards. We’ve had a great response so far, from our amazing and generous sponsors to the impressive number of entries we’ve already received. I urge people to keep nominating the individuals, groups and businesses that make Suffolk Coastal such a wonderful, vibrant and impressive community so they can be recognised for their contributions. The awards dinner will be superb celebration thanks to stunning setting of Milsoms Kesgrave Hall and their professional and helpful team.”
Niki Rousseau from EDF Energy said: “We’re delighted to support the Suffolk Coastal Business and Community Awards for the fifth year running. The People Development Award which we support fits in perfectly with our company ambition to empower our employees to be a force for good and to inspire progress both at work and in the communities we serve. This award will shine a light on high performance and attention to learning, whether that is on an individual level or in a school, business or community group. We wish all entrants the best of luck.”
For more information on the awards or to enter online visit www.scbca.co.uk The closing date is 5th January 2015.