This Year's Sponsors

We are extremely grateful to this year's sponsors who are supporting the hard work of our nominees who contribute to the fabric of our community in the Eastbourne and District area.

Proudly sponsoring:
The Arts Award of the Year

At Carrot Events we design, organise, run and produce our own in house high-impact events such as gala business awards, business networking events, community awards, conferences and exhibitions. Our team are passionate about what we do and embrace our ethos which is to offer streamlined events with a twist of imagination. We deconstruct the norm in order to surprise, and delight our clients by creating events that have a lasting legacy. By combining a hands on and personal approach with creativity, design and leadership we ensure the very best event delivery possible. Whatever the occasion, our vision is a faultless production.
Proudly sponsoring:
Fundraising Team of the Year
Organising Committee of the Year

Eastbourne Borough Council are supporting and sponsoring the Eastbourne and District Community Awards to help ensure that our community heroes are recognised for all their, often unsung, contributions to our society.
Proudly sponsoring:
Teacher of the Year
Independent Community Retailer of the Year

We are the largest town Chamber in the south with over 600 members, focused on driving the economy forward in Eastbourne and East Sussex.
Proudly sponsoring:
Charity of the Year
The Outstanding Sports Award

One of the finest examples of a Victorian pier, Eastbourne's stunning seafront landmark is owned by Sheikh Abid Gulzar who, since buying The Pier after the devastating fire, has invested heavily to restore it to it's former glory and then some.
Proudly sponsoring:
Educational Institution of the Year
Lifetime Achievement

Authentic Italian Food served in the relaxed atmosphere of our award winning restaurant. Our menu has a wide selection of pasta, meat, fish and vegetarian dishes to choose from, all complemented by a large choice of fine Italian wines. View our Menus and Wines to see the selection we offer. We also offer a choice of roasts on our Sunday lunch menu.
Proudly sponsoring:
Community Event of the Year Award

Online Ticket Seller is a fresh new approach to buying tickets online for events and experiences at venues ranging from nightclubs to sporting arenas who use our online box office system.
Proudly sponsoring:
Youth Award
Good Neighbour Award

Sussex Downs College is located in East Sussex; providing high quality education and training for almost half of the county's young people. The high standards at Sussex Downs College are founded on the expertise, experience and talents of our staff and the many achievements of our learners. Our diverse curriculum ensures that there are education and training pathways for a wide variety of learners, employees and communities. We work from campuses in Eastbourne, Lewes and Newhaven, and on employers' premises.
Proudly sponsoring:
Cafe/Coffee Shop/Deli of the Year

The Cavendish Hotel is ideally located right on the Eastbourne seafront, close to the town's shopping and commercial centre, Eastbourne railway station and all the main beaches in the area. Facing the coast on Eastbourne's Grand Parade, guests can enjoy stunning views from one of the hotel's many suites, as well as its common areas.
Proudly sponsoring:
Corporate Social Responsibility Award
Outstanding Individual Achievement

The Enterprise Shopping Centre is one of the most exciting and unusual places to shop and eat in Sussex! Situated next to Eastbourne's Railway Station it is full of Independent stores offering unique ranges, not often found on the high street. The Centre has an eclectic mix of boutique style shops, where you will find everything from flowers to fashion, yoga to laptops, cycles to collectables. It is the perfect place to stop for coffee & cake or why not try one of the many eateries including aVegan cafe, Thai Brazzerie and an American style diner! All this under one big sunny Victorian glass roof!
Proudly sponsoring:
Nurse/Care Worker of the Year
The Great and Green Award of the Year

One of Eastbourne's top restaurants, the 'award winning' Spice Garden in Old Town is very proud to be sponsoring and supporting the Eastbourne and District Community Awards in 2018. A warm welcome awaits you at The Spice Garden restaurant and take-away. It's fully licensed and offers exquisite Indian cuisine with a range of dishes to choose from.
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