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.

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”

Growth and Promotions Service Manager at East Lindsey District Council, 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.”

The finalists for 2018 are;

Accommodation Provider of the Year

Ingoldmells Holidays

Brackenborough Hall Coach House 

The Railway Tavern


Best New Business Idea/Concept

Lincs Yoga Studio

Lincolnshire Aqua Park

Bottomley Distillers, Pin Gin


Excellence in Customer Care

Croft Estate Agents

Forrester Boyd

Lincolnshire Aqua Park


Independent Retailer of the Year

Hunts Coaches

Post and Pantry

Best First Aid


Best Place to Eat

Rachels Café

The Railway Tavern

The Ranch


Lifetime Achievement in Business

Helen Grant from H and J Arts and Crafts

Barbara Hobson from Hobson Industries

Janet Stubbs from Woodthorpe Leisure Park

Sue Maltby from MTAG

Richard and Duncan Yeadon from Natureland

Karen Shepperd from People First


Manufacturer of the Year

Bottomley Distillers - Pin Gin



Visitor Attraction of the Year

Cadwell Park

Tattershall Park Farm

Embassy Theatre



Young Business Owner of the Year

H and J Arts and Crafts

Turtle Tots

JB’s Auto Body and Paint


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 click here where you can buy tickets online or contact the team on 01522 523333. Alternatively, email the office at [email protected]