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Golden Broom Awards 2019 – Winners Announced

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The Golden Broom Awards is Weymouth’s latest opportunity to showcase the amazing businesses in the town! This gives businesses a chance to be recognised for their hard work which helps make Weymouth the place to be for everyone living, working and visiting the area. The awards are run and operated by Weymouth BID.

In October 2019, the polls were opened, and the people of Weymouth and surrounding areas were able to tell us in under 50 words why their chosen business should win! There were 7 categories, from Best Customer Service, to Best Community Incentive. Weymouth BID chose these categories as they are inclusive and give every business an opportunity to shine.

And the winners of The Golden Broom Awards are…

Best Customer Service Winner – Razmatazz

Razmatazz is a small independent family run business that specialises in officially licensed Film, TV and Superhero merchandise.

One award nomination said…

“Karl and his team always are there to answer any questions you may have, making your shopping experience easy and chilled and a pleasure rather than a stress, Razmatazz – geek merchandise go above and beyond when it comes to customer service and try to please as many customers as they can :)”

You can find out more about Razmatazz and their products here, on We Are Weymouth. 

Best Social Media Presence Winner – The Nook

The Nook is one of the best bars in Weymouth- famous for cocktails and dancing!

One award nomination said…

“Their Instagram posts always make me wish I could pop in for a cocktail and bring back memories of some fab nights out.”

You can take a look at their Instagram and Facebook here!

You can find out more about The Nook and their amazing cocktails here, on We Are Weymouth. 

Best Window Display Winner – The Crow’s Nest

The Crow’s nest is a beautiful cafe/bistro who serve fresh home cooked food.

One nomination said:

“I always look forward to their seasonal window displays. Always so imaginative.”

Watch their incredible latest window display, for Halloween 2019, here. They use amazing technology and creative ideas to ensure they are always up to the highest standard!

Click here to find out more about The Crows Nest and their beautiful windows.

Best Kept Watering Hole Winner – The Ship Inn

The Ship Inn is a pub based directly on Weymouth Harbour and overlooks the stunning water.

Their award nominations complimented the atmosphere of The Ship Inn…

“The Ship Inn. Always top of our list to visit. Good food, friendly staff and always a lovely atmosphere not forgetting fantastic views across the harbour.”

“We love it here. Always so clean and tidy.”

Discover more about The Ship Inn here. 

Best Kept Premises  – Fish n Fritz

Fish n Fritz is a fish and chips shop in Weymouth. It is one of Weymouth’s best loved Fish and Chip shop thanks to its warm welcome and fantastic fish and chips!

All their award nominations were congratulatory of the grounds:

“Always painting outside, clean inside and lovely hanging baskets supplied by shop.” 

“It’s had hanging baskets for ages and they are great”

Find out more about Fish n Fritz here. 

the hive cafe golden broom award winner best floral display

Best Floral Display – The Hive Cafe

The Hive Cafe is a small, family run cafe in Weymouth specialising in vegan and vegetarian food. They have a small courtyard on the premises which is full of home grown flowers and plants! They even have their own bees which they can use to make pure, raw honey as one of their fresh ingredients.

“They have a small courtyard seating area at the back which is always masses with pots, hanging baskets and also a few plants which are for sale from their garden at home. Always looks fab, for such a small space.”

Find out more about The Hive Cafe here, on We Are Weymouth. 

Best Community Incentive – The Bus Shelter

The Bus Shelter Dorset is a charity which aims to reduce rough sleeping.

This is a well established charity and are well loved around Dorset for their amazing work.

“The work they do is amazing!”

“They provide a great service for those who are homeless and want to get their lives back to normal again. They also refer their guests to other agencies and work alongside them.”

You can find out more about The Bus Shelter here. 

the bus shelter weymouth golden broom awards 2019 winner
Boss miniatures and gaming best overall winner of golden broom awards 2019

Overall Winner – Boss Miniatures and Gaming

Boss miniatures is an independent business which sells products that you want to buy, paint and field in battle, at a great price.

They won the Overall Golden Broom Award 2019 because they received the most nominations! Here is some of our favourites:

“Boss Miniatures and Gaming bring together an entire community with the option to borrow board games for an afternoon and to play games with people that you might not have normally met. There is a wealth of knowledge in the shop and there is always a friendly atmosphere and help for anything.”

You can find out more about Boss Miniatures and Gaming here on We Are Weymouth.

Congratulations everyone!

Weymouth BID and We Are Weymouth would like to congratulate not only our Golden Broom Awards winners, but all nominees and all other businesses in Weymouth. Weymouth would not be complete without you! Thank you to everyone that voted also.

Keep your eyes peeled for The Golden Broom Awards 2020!