Inspirational Person of the Year
(the Caroline Elliott Award)
This is the person who’s really made a difference. Maybe they’ve made big changes in the community, maybe they’ve touched someone’s life personally. Either way, it’s time they were recognised for their amazing efforts and all they’ve done to inspire others.
Best Local Blogger
The blogger has their finger on the pulse when it comes to the local community, and from writing about foodie hotspots to family-friendly favourites, they know how to engage their audience while promoting the best the area has to offer.
They turn heads wherever they go, know exactly what’s in and what’s out, and whatever age they are, they aren’t afraid to let their individual style shine through. Maybe they work in fashion or maybe they’ve just got the wardrobe we all want, but they’re definitely the go-to person when we want style advice.
Whether it’s your go-to place for pancakes or poached eggs, the brunch venue that does the best avocado toast you’ve ever eaten, or the dinner destination you’d happily visit every night of the week, this exceptional eatery is the one you recommend to everyone, and frequent so often there’s a table permanently reserved for you…
Most Fun Family Day Out
Pleasing everyone in the family can be a tricky task, but this place gets it right every time. Keeping kids and adults entertained, there’s lots to see, do and enjoy here and you always return, come rain or shine.
Raise a Glass
It could be the bar you visit to celebrate that work achievement, or where you stay out past your curfew when the babysitter’s booked. This is the award for the place with the coolest cocktails, the smoothest ales and a brilliant atmosphere – the best nights are made here, even if the memories are a little hazy…
We all need a bit of TLC from time to time, and this award recognises the places you go to relax, get pampered and enjoy that well-deserved ‘me time’. From the hair salon that puts a spring in your step after every appointment, to the beautician who makes you glow from head to toe, this award recognises the places and people who give you that little boost to make you feel your best.
From the personal trainers who push you to achieve your fitness goals, to yoga sessions you’ll get out of bed for in the mornings, this award recognises those health heroes who make you feel fantastic, if a little sweaty…
Best Local Product
Why go to France for your wine or London for your gin when everything you need is right here on your doorstep? With so many home-grown Kentish offerings available, we want to know who’s bottling the best beer, making the most fantastic fizz and growing the freshest fruit.
Top Cup of Coffee
Whether it’s the place you love to catch up with friends over a cappuccino or the best venue for a take-away turmeric latte, tell us who makes the coffee you love so much you’re still buzzing after the caffeine has worn off…
Terms & Conditions:
To nominate, please enter your full name and email address. In doing so, you will be eligible to vote for who you think deserves to be this year’s winner. There are 10 categories in total from which you can nominate in. You may only nominate in each category once. The nominations stage closes on Friday 17th November, and the shortlist will be announced on Friday December 1st, when voting for the shortlisted finalists will open. The winners will be revealed at the awards ceremony on Thursday February 8th, 2018. To buy tickets, click here.