2016 award winners
The first ever Deepings Business Awards, organised by Deepings Business Club were held on Friday 30th September 2016.
The Awards were a celebration of everything that’s good about the Deepings. A chance for the community to honour its favourite businesses.
There were twelve awards presented on the night – 9 Nominated and voted for by the residents of the Deepings, making the Deepings Awards the most democratic business awards locally.
Big winners on the night were Cloudnine who won two awards – Retailer of the Year and Outstanding Customer Service and Towngate Tyres who took home the accolade of Deepings Business of the Year as well as the practical excellence award.
Dick Callow of Callows in Market Deeping was awarded a lifetime achievement award to commemorate his 60 years of service to the Town.
Commenting on the awards Andy Pelling – Chairman of the business club said “It has been a huge success, there are some great businesses in the Deepings and tonight has proved just how proud the community is of them.”
Approximately 160 people attended the black tie event which was held at the Deepings School.
Following the success of the evening the Awards are set to become an annual event.
The winners in each category were:
Best Service Company – 26 Letters
Practical Excellence Award – Towngate Tyres
Health and Well Being Award – The Beauty Retreat
Excellence in Hospitality – Lilli’s Tea Room
Retailer of the Year – Cloudnine
Service To the Community – The Boundary
Design Arts and Crafts Award – Productive Design
Outstanding Customer Service – Cloudnine
The Media Award – I’d rather be in Deeping
Chairman’s Award – Deeping Rugby Club
Lifetime Achievement Award – Dick Callow
Deepings Business of the Year – Towngate Tyres
Photographs courtesy of Lydia Pinfold Photography