Green Awards – Press Release

Sussex Green Living wins a Business Matters Award

Take One Productions Corporate Social Responsibility initiative Sussex Green Living was nominated for the Going Green Award at the Business Matters Awards which took place on 20th July 2012 at the Copthorne Effingham Hotel.  The Take One team enjoyed a lively evening hosted by TV personality Fred Dinenage and attended by other nominees from Horsham, Crawley, Haywards Heath and Lewes.

The team members were over the moon when they were announced winners of the Going Green award.  Here Pedro the Sussex Green Living mascot receives the Going Green Award for all his work helping to Green up Sussex!

Winners from the regional Sussex and Hampshire business awards went through to the 3rd Southern Business Awards, which took place on Friday 28th September at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Brighton.

Take One’s Sussex Green Living were among the region’s top businesses at this glamorous awards ceremony, organised by JP South Events with the support of the overall sponsor JSPC Computer Services.

Carrie Cort, Take One’s marketing director said “We were delighted to have been awarded Highly Commended for Sussex Green Living. This Award and the resulting PR will help to raise the general public’s awareness of the need to live greener and more sustainably”.

This is a list of the award winners and runners up.


Going GreenHighly commended for Going Green

Highly Commended – Take One Productions/Sussex Green Living

Winner – Stonepillow Restore

Start-Up Category

Highly Commended – Greenfish Recruitment Ltd

Winner – NonStop Engineering

Customer Service

Highly Commended – Little Wood Group Holdings

Winner – Elm Grove Newsagents


Winner – Paint With Light

Small business (up to 10 employees)

Joint Winners – Caroline’s Dairy and Jane Jeater Osteopathy

Education and Training

Winner – Q Hair & Beauty Ltd

Hospitality, tourism and leisure

Highly Commended – Eastney Tavern

Winner – Chatsworth Hotel

Medium-sized businesses (10-50 employees)

Winner – Express Food Service

Outstanding contribution to the community award

Winner – Affinion International

Employer of the Year award

Winner – First Central Insurance Management Ltd

Best Employee or Best Team category

Winner – Norma Wood of St Michael Care Homes Ltd

Place to Eat

Highly Commended – The Richmond Arms

Winner – Jamie’s Italian

Young Business Person

Highly Commended – Daniel Edwards of Design 51

Winner Tory Smith of Tory’s Cafe in the Park

Manufacturing and construction

Winner ERG Air Pollution

Large business (50 + employees)

Winner Spofforths Chartered Accountants

Retailer of the Year

Highly Commended Andrew McDowall

Winner The Wool Bar

Business personality

Winner James Stoner from JSPC Computer Services

Lifetime Achievement

Winner David Luckett MBE

Overall Business of the Year

Winner ETI (Electronic Temperature Instruments)

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