Finalists announced for the East Lindsey Business Awards 2018

March 20, 2018

It's just over one month to go until the East Lindsey Business Awards 2018 - organised and hosted by Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce and East Lindsey District Council, and the finalists have now been announced.

Growth and Promotions Service Manager, James Gilbert, said:

"We've got an amazing business community in East Lindsey and we've seen some really high quality applications from our businesses this year. So I want to say thank you to all those who applied for making the Awards incredibly competitive and a big congratulations to all those who have done incredibly well and been selected as finalists.

"I look forward to seeing all our finalists and sponsors at the Awards evening in April."

Simon Beardsley, Chief Executive at Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, spoke about the applications saying;

"This is the first year that Lincolnshire Chamber have been involved in the East Lindsey Awards and on behalf of myself and the judging panel I'd like to say a huge thank you to everyone who applied this year.

"We were certainly impressed with the high standard of applications which demonstrates the wide variety of skills, expertise and work being achieved within East Lindsey.

"All finalists should be incredibly proud of themselves and we look forward to announcing the winners at the award ceremony next month in Skegness.

"Congratulations to all."

The finalists for 2018 are:

Accommodation Provider of the Year

Brackenborough Hall Coach House

Ingoldmells Holidays

The Railway Tavern

Best New Business Idea/Concept

Lincolnshire Aqua Park

Louth Yoga Studio

Bottomley Gin

Excellence in Customer Care

Forrester Boyd

Crofts Estate Agents

Lincolnshire Aqua Park

Independent Retailer of the Year

Best First Aid

Hunts Coaches

Post and Pantry

Best Place to Eat

Rachel's Café

The Ranch

The Railway Tavern

Lifetime Achievement in Business

Helen Grant from H and J Arts and Crafts

Barbara Hobson from Hobson Industries

Janet Stubbs from Woodthorpe Leisure Park

Nick Maltby from MTAG

Richard and Duncan Yeadon from Skegness Natureland

Karen Shepperd from People First

Manufacturer of the Year

Bottomley Gin


Visitor Attraction of the Year

Tattershall Park Farm

Cadwell Park

The Embassy Theatre

Skegness Natureland

Young Business Owner of the Year

H and J Arts and Crafts

JB's Auto Body and Paint

Turtle Tots

All winners will be announced at a dazzling award ceremony on Friday, April 27 at the Southview Park Hotel in Skegness.

Tickets are available for those who would like to attend and cost just £40+VAT per person or £400+VAT for a table of ten.

There are still also some sponsor opportunities remaining for those businesses who would like to be involved. For more information about this, contact the Chamber on 01522 523333.

If you would like to purchase tickets to attend this event then visit where you can buy tickets online or contact the team on 01522 523333. Alternatively, email the office at