After another fantastic Awards Presentation evening, and a record number of nominations this year, we are delighted to announce our winners and finalists of the Tendring Blue Ribbon Awards 2018:

TRADESPERSON OF THE YEAR – WINNER: George Williams (G Williams Landscaping)
Finalists: Darren Allder (East Coast Fencing) and Gary Jay (New Coat Painting)

START UP BUSINESS – WINNER: Pavey’s Estate Agents
Finalists: AE Productions and Waffle On

FAST TRACK GROWTH – WINNER: Luxury Box Limited
Finalists: Direct Solutions and Koziwarm Plumbing & Heating

BUSINESS IN THE COMMUNITY – WINNER: The Clacton Pier Company
Finalists: Chestnut Grove Kindergarten and Tower Security (Tendring) Limited

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR – WINNER: Daniel Wylie
Finalists: Matt Pavey and Sadie Bareham

CUSTOMER EXCELLENCE – WINNER: Searles Financial
Finalists: Crispins and Stoneridge Estate Agents

RETAILER OF THE YEAR – WINNER: Parkers Garden Company
Finalists: Amazing Grace Bridal Boutique and Make it Mine at Bloomfields

EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR – WINNER Dick Chamberlain (Rose Builders)
Finalists: Abbie Sams (Clacton Pavilion), Jamie Abril (Pet’s Up) and Michelle Downham (GCS Alarms (2018)

HOSPITALITY AND LEISURE – WINNER Coastal Golf Academy
Finalists: Hasty’s Adventure Farm and The Lady of the Twizzle

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR – WINNER: Dura Composites
(Finalists: CFB Boilers, Hasty’s Adventure Farm and Rose Builders

INNOVATION IN DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY – WINNER: Sta-Lok
Finalists: A Smith Gt Bentley and ILECS

APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR – WINNER: Hannah Clark (Comus Europe)
Finalists: Jordan Parsons (The Clacton Pier Company) and Louisa Taylor (Eyes Open)

TEAM OF THE YEAR – WINNER: Clacton Pavilion
Finalists: Clacton Dental Care, Ellisons and Nanny Jo’s

HEALTH AND CARE SECTOR – WINNER: Clacton Five Star Bootcamp
Finalists: Frinton Dental Clinic and The Firs

JUDGES AWARD – WINNER: Hannah Clark
Finalists: The Clacton Pier Company and Parkers Garden Company