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Celebration of Sussex Life Awards 2017 - Finalists

PUBLISHED: 10:39 26 September 2017 | UPDATED: 11:42 29 September 2017

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The 2017 Celebration of Sussex Life Awards are almost here, with the ceremony taking place at the Hilton Brighton Metropole on 28 September. We’re delighted to announce our finalists…

Click here to find out more about the awards. With thanks to headline sponsor Pressleys and all our category sponsors.

Green Company of the Year

Sponsored by Porsche Centre Mid-Sussex

• The Green People, West Grinstead

• The Big Lemon, Portslade

• Magpie Co-operative, Brighton

Entertainment Venue of the Year

Sponsored by Pretty Eccentric

• Arundel Jailhouse

• Chichester Festival Theatre

• Komedia, Brighton 

Services to the Community

Sponsored by Nuffield Heath Brighton Hospital

• Old Town Library, Eastbourne

• East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service

• Eastbourne Volunteers

Spa of the Year

Sponsored by Bang & Olufsen

• Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa, Turners Hill

• Wickwoods Country Club, Albourne

• The Beauty Island Sanctuary, Worthing

Farm Shop of the Year

Sponsored by Great Walstead

• Eggs To Apples, Etchingham

• Charlie’s Farm Shop, Bury

• Tablehurst Farm Shop, Forest Row

Food and Drink Innovation of the Year

Sponsored by Cuckfield Bathrooms

• The Protein Ball Co., Worthing

• WeFiFo, Slinfold

• The Earl of March, Chichester

Festival of the Year

Sponsored by Corner House

• East Preston Annual Festival

• Arundel Festival

• Love Supreme

Outstanding Customer Service

Sponsored by Colliers

• Billy’s on the Beach, Bracklesham Bay

• Studio 57 Clinic, Hove

• Artie’s Kitchen, Chichester

Sussex Visitor Attraction

Sponsored by Seaford College

• Weald and Downland Living Museum, Singleton

• Arundel Wetlands Centre

• Arundel Castle

Pub of the Year

Sponsored by Covers

• The Crown Inn, Dial Post

• The Bell in Ticehurst

• The Corner House, Worthing

High Street Hero

Sponsored by Martin Steels

• Flanagan Butchers, Crawley Down

• Jengers Craft Bakery, Billingshurst

• The Hungry Guest, Petworth

Restaurant of the Year

Sponsored by FISH – Brighton & Newhaven Fish Sales

• The Olive & Vine, Midhurst

• Gravetye Manor, West Hoathly

• The Gallivant, Camber

Hotelier of the Year

Sponsored by Rathfinny

• Andrew Thomason at Gravetye Manor, West Hoathly

• Sarah Stacey at Park House, Midhurst

• Howard Canning at The Bell in Ticehurst

Best Family Dining

Sponsored by Nepcote Financial

• Billy’s on the Road, Billingshurst

• The Loft at Sparks Yard, Arundel

• Cowdray Café, Midhurst

Tea/Coffee Shop of the Year

Sponsored by Total Laundry

• The Little Tea House, Southwater

• Joanna’s Boutique Tea Room, Storrington

• Amberley Tearoom, Amberley

Newcomer of the Year

Sponsored by The Paint Pot

• Ginger Restaurant, Worthing

• The Copper Pan Fudge Company

• Steak Expectations, Billingshurst

Sussex Life Hero

Sponsored by Pressleys Jewellers

• To be announced on the evening…

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