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We announce the winners of the Celebration of Sussex Life Awards 2018

PUBLISHED: 09:00 26 October 2018

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After a glittering ceremony at The Grand Brighton on 25 October, we announce the winners of the 2018 Celebration of Sussex Life Awards

Click here to find out more about the awards. With thanks to headline sponsor Mayo Wynne Baxter.

Outstanding Customer Service (sponsored by Clarke Roofing)

• Winner: Fair Oak Farm, Mayfield

• Highly commended: The Gallivant, Camber

• Highly commended: Fizz on Foot, Eastbourne

Local Tea/Coffee Shop (sponsored by Sussexdown Country House Care)

• Winner: Slindon Forge Village Shop and Cafe, Slindon

• Highly commended: Tea in the Square, Angmering

• Highly commended: Riverside Tea Room, Amberley

Best Sussex Pub (sponsored by Rountree Tryon Gallery)

• Winner: The Bell, Ticehurst

• Highly commended: The Half Moon, Kirdford

• Highly commended: The Shepherd and Dog Inn, Fulking

Restaurant of the Year (sponsored by Search Hospitality)

• Winner: The Curlew, Bodiam

• Highly commended: The Gallivant, Camber

• Highly commended: The Parsons Table, Arundel

Hotel of the Year (sponsored by Total Laundry)

• Winner: Gravetye Manor, West Hoathly

• Highly commended: Alexander House Hotel, Turners Hill

• Highly commended: Park House Hotel, Bepton

Best Newcomer (sponsored by Park House)

• Winner: Harley House Distillery, Seaford

• Highly commended: Saddlers B&B, Funtingdon

• Highly commended: The Great British Porridge Co., Ferring

Services to the Community (sponsored by R.L. Austen)

• Winner: Home-Start

• Highly commended: Safe in Sussex

• Highly commended: Eastbourne Volunteers

Food and Drink Product of the Year (sponsored by EMC)

• Winner: Bignose & Beardy, Framfield

• Highly commended: The Protein Ball Co., Worthing

• Highly commended: The High Weald Dairy, Horsted Keynes

Spa of the Year (sponsored by Sentry Advice)

• Winner: Wickwoods Country Club, Hotel & Spa, Hassocks

• Highly commended: Park House Hotel Spa, Bepton

• Highly commended: Alexander House Hotel and Utopia Spa, Turners Hill

Farm Shop of the Year (sponsored by Curtain Craft)

• Winner: Westons Farm Shop, Itchingfield

• Highly commended: Cowdray Park Farm Shop, Midhurst

• Highly commended: Eggs to Apples Farm Shop, Hurst Green

Event of the Year (sponsored by The Tap House Shoreham)

• Winner: Fat Tuesday, Hastings

• Highly commended: Chiddingly Festival

• Highly commended: Brighton Fringe

Best Green Company (sponsored by Green People)

• Winner: Oxney Organic Wine Estate, Beckley

• Highly commended: Charlotte’s Cupboard, Burgess Hill

• Highly commended: Trenchmore Farm, Cowfold

High Street Hero (sponsored by Worthing Town Centre Initiative)

• Winner: Jengers Craft Bakery, Billingshurst

• Highly commended: Boxies, Boxgrove

• Highly commended: The Hungry Guest Food Store, Petworth

Visitor Attraction of the Year (sponsored by Seaford College)

• Winner: Cowdray Polo, Easebourne

• Highly commended: Fizz on Foot, Eastbourne

• Highly commended: Komedia, Brighton

Sussex Life Hero (sponsored by Porsche Centre Mid-Sussex)

• Winner: Dr Tony Whitbread


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