Monday, 10th April 2021
Just one of the sponsorship packages are available, and this will be placed in the next few days. If interested, please get in touch via the Contact Us page on this website.
Entries reached 100 which is a great figure for the first year.
Judging is now completed, and the results will be known shortly. Each judge votes independently and does not know how the other judges have voted.
To date, the website viewings since the launch are over 800. 300% higher than expected
In the same vein viewings to the launch, updates and sponsors videos are also over 800 and will be over 1,000 after the streamed awards event.
The awards are being held at The Grange at Oborne. They are at lunchtime on Thursday, 3rd June. Sponsors, shortlisted entrants, and major supporters will be invited (all subject to restrictions at the time).
Additional places will be available with reservations taken one month before the awards, and places confirmed after 17th May. The awards will also be streamed live. Further details of the awards ceremony will be on this website one month before the event.
The categories are:
Best Community Support (seen to be supporting other businesses or people during the recent issues)
Best Customer/Client Service
Arts, Crafts, Artisans, Entrepreneurs
Best Use of Digital
Green Business of the Year
New Business of the Year
Health, Beauty and Fitness
Mental Wellbeing and Awareness
Independent Business of the Year
Retail Business of the Year
Service Providing Business
Cafe /Pub of the Year
Rising Star of the Year (16-25 year old either starting out in business or working within a business)
Business Leader of the Year
Entries are now closed for this year. We are delighted to say we had exactly 100 entries. Good luck to all the entrants.
The awards were launched on Tuesday, 20th October 2020. The venue was the beautiful Leweston School, just outside Sherborne and the launch was broadcast live. To view the launch just click on the below.
The date for the awards ceremony has now been agreed. As well as the live streaming we believe it is key to have as many attendees as possible at the awards, so have agreed a date in early June. The time and date is lunchtime on Thursday, 3rd June and the venue is the delightful Oborne Grange Hotel.
On Tuesday, 23rd March we put out an update video that included the venue date and time of the awards ceremony.
Click on the below image to view.
23RD MARCH 2021- On Tuesday, 23rd March we put out an update video that included the venue date and time of the awards ceremony. Click on the below image to view.
5TH FEBRUARY 2021 - Entries for the Sherborne
Awards closed on 1st February 2021. There we over
100 entries, 50% higher than expected.
27TH JANUARY 2021 - Viewings of our launch
and sponsors' videos are now close to 600
viewings while this website has now had over
700 hits and rising. Shows the interest in the
27th JANUARY 2021 - Here are some of our sponsors talking about the awards.
Just click on the image to view it.
More to follow very soon. The below are left-hand column Sherborne Town Council, NFU Mutual. Hunts Accountants and on the right-hand column Mogers Drewett, Training For Results and Hunts Foodservice.