The East Suffolk Business & Community Awards are open for entries until 30th June 2019. Information on the awards can be found at and entries can be made online or by post. The winners will be announced at a black tie awards dinner at The Hanger, Kesgrave Hall on 3rd October.

The awards recognise the contributions, initiatives and successes of businesses, groups and individuals within East Suffolk over the past 18 months.

This year’s awards categories cover teamwork, business growth, services to the community, science and technology, great ideas, customer service, and tourism to name just a few.

Representatives from some of the businesses whose sponsorship enables the newly expanded East Suffolk Business & Community Awards to continue to go from strength to strength gathered at The Hangar at Kesgrave Hall to celebrate the launch of the 2019 awards (pictured).

The line-up of 2019 sponsors includes: Chicane Voice & Data, EDF Energy, Places Leisure, Ufford Park, SuffolkWire and Suffolk Coastal Norse.

For more information on the awards and to enter visit

Pictured L-R: Sarah Shinnie – East Suffolk, Valerie Barton – SuffolkWire, Laura Hack – East Suffolk. Front row – Hana Dickinson – SuffolkWire, Jonny Lowdell – Places Leisure, Richard Rutterford – Suffolk Norse, T-J Haworth-Culf, Debbie Ratcliffe – Ufford Park, Tim Snook – East Suffolk

Photo credit: Simon Ballard