Last month we hosted the inaugural So Lifestyle Awards, and what a night it was! From live music, inspirational talks and a comedian to cocktails and the awards ceremony, a great night was had by all. But, after 20,000 votes there could only be one winner in each category. So, ladies and gentlemen – these are your worthy 2018 champions…
BEST LOCAL BLOGGER Clare Lush-Mansell (My Tunbridge Wells)
STYLE CHAMPION Susie Hasler (Styled by Susie)
FOODIE FAVOURITE Birch’s Whole Good Food
MOST FUN FAMILY DAY OUT Hever Castle
RAISE A GLASS Saint John’s Yard
FEEL-GOOD FACTOR Leigh Roberts
FITSPIRATION AWARD TWPT
BEST LOCAL PRODUCT Chapel Down
TOP CUP OF COFFEE The Black Dog
INSPIRATIONAL PERSON OF THE YEAR (THE CAROLINE ELLIOTT AWARD) Ashley Birch
Ashley was nominated for following her dreams to start up her café, (Birch’s Whole Good Food) and also for her support of the local community – her loyal customers voted in their thousands to see her take home the award.
SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD Shelley Sellings
Shelley was a ﬁnalist in the Inspirational Person of the Year category, and after discovering how much
she’d done to promote awareness of ovarian cancer, we thought it was only right to give her a special award for all her charity work.