Sponsors

Headline Sponsor

Smith & Williamson

Smith & Williamson is an independently owned financial and professional services group, operating from 12 locations across the UK, including Salisbury. The group is a leading provider of investment management, financial advisory and accountancy services to private clients, professional practices, entrepreneurs and mid-to-large corporates.

For more information, visit smithandwilliamson.com

Other

Warminster School

Our aim throughout is to offer our pupils the very best all-round education. Such an education combines several key components: excellent pastoral care, first-class teaching and facilities, and a wide range of co-curricular activities and opportunities.

For more information, visit www.warminsterschool.org.uk

Ramsbury

Whether your preference is for an easy-drinking ale, a traditional best bitter or a sumptuous stout, our award-winning cask and bottled beers are sure to impress your palate. To complement our core range, we also produce limited edition ales to celebrate the seasons and special events.

For more information, visit www.ramsbury.com/brewery

Furniturebox

Furniturebox is a Wiltshire based company, specialising in great value modern Furniture. Our aim is to provide our customers with contemporary pieces at a fraction of what you would pay on the high street. We work closely with our suppliers to provide us with the best possible prices, whilst not compromising quality or performance. Through minimal marketing and low overheads, we are able to deliver the best deals, representing real value. At Furniturebox we take pride in our rapid dispatch time, with over 95% of our items arriving within 24 hours of ordering. Unlike other online retailers, all our stock is ready to go, so no waiting around for weeks! Our young and adaptable research team are always at the forefront of new designs and trends enabling us to keep ahead of the times. We sell household must haves from dining sets to sofas and our product portfolio is ever increasing.

For more information, visit www.furniturebox.co.uk

Wiltshire Community Foundation

Wiltshire Community Foundation provides money and support where people need it most across Wiltshire & Swindon. The Foundation has been supporting voluntary groups, charities and individuals across Wiltshire and Swindon for over 40 years and has a permanent fund raised locally from generous individuals, companies and trusts. Last year we gave out over £1million in grants to 369 voluntary groups and individuals. As an independent charity we help our donors to match their funds to causes they care about and make meaningful contributions to their community. Wiltshire Community Foundation is one of 47 community foundations across the UK and over 1,700 similar foundations worldwide.

Find out more about our work by visiting our website at www.wiltshirecf.org.uk

Wasps

Wasps is one of the best known names in world rugby, with a proud history spanning almost 150 years.

We have been crowned European Champions twice and English Champions five times, three of which were on consecutive years (2003, 04, 05).

In 2004, Wasps achieved a remarkable double, being crowned European and English Champions in the same season. The Club has also won the Anglo Welsh Cup and Parker Pen Challenge Cup. Between 1999 and 2009 Wasps reached 10 finals and won each of them.

Wasps compete in the Aviva Premiership, European Rugby Champions Cup and Anglo-Welsh Cup.

Dai Young is our Director of Rugby and England international Joe Launchbury is our captain. We are always keen to welcome more supporters to the Wasps family.

For more information, visit www.wasps.co.uk

Canny Group

Based in the heart of Wiltshire, The Canny Group is a boutique communications and marketing company specialising in Food, Food Retail and Hospitality. Working with independent artisan producers as well as larger brands, and food wholesalers such as Mevalco (leading Spanish importer of super premium foods), the Canny team lives and breathes the Food, Foodservice and Retail sectors. Services include consultancy into market penetration and sales outputs, public relations, product positioning and promotion, corporate reputation building, issues management and opening doors through introductions of value.

With over 20 years’ experience of working with some of the strongest and most successful brands in the business, the Canny team is renowned for delivering creative, award winning and successful campaigns that make a real difference.

For more information, visit www.cannygroup.co.uk

Hawksmoor Investment Management

Hawksmoor is an investment management business committed to the responsible management of the wealth entrusted to their care. They specialise in providing high quality discretionary management services for private clients including trusts, pension schemes and charities. They also manage multi-asset funds-of-funds and a series of risk-based ‘Model Portfolios’ for Financial Advisers.

For more information, visit www.hawksmoorim.co.uk

Messums Museum

Messums Wiltshire is a leading multi-purpose gallery and arts centre. It offers artists and collectors a unique environment to experience and engage with creative endeavour. From the position that artistic expression started in our distant past, it provides the opportunity to reflect on the significance of the handmade across multiple art forms.

For more information, visit https://messumswiltshire.com

Trethowans

Trethowans is the UK’s fastest growing independent law firm (The Lawyer, 2017) offering a comprehensive range of services for businesses and individual clients. It has more than 200 members of staff, including over 80 lawyers and 40 partners, who act for many international and national household brand names and a variety of individual clients throughout the UK. Trethowans now operates out of six locations, with permanent offices in Salisbury, Southampton Poole and Bournemouth and serviced offices in Winchester and London.

On the commercial side, the company represents owner-managed businesses and major regional employers across the UK. When acting for individuals, it represents landowners, entrepreneurs, local families, property developers and Trustees amongst others.

For more information, visit www.trethowans.com

Richard Griffiths & Co Solicitors

Richard Griffiths & Co has offices in Salisbury, New Milton and Chippenham. They have a highly skilled team of fee earners and together with their experienced team of support staff they provide clients with clear, professional and accessible advice and assistance throughout every stage of their case.

The company provide the full complement of legal services you would expect of your high street solicitor, to assist you personally; look after your family and protect your business, to defend your interests and those of whom you care about.

For more information, visit www.richardgriffithsandco.com

Abicare

Abicare offers daily homecare and live-in care to adults that need extra day-to-day support to enable them to live independently in their own home.  We have been providing excellent standards of care for many years and are now one of the leading providers in the South. As an established family-led company, we truly understand the need to achieve better independence at home and we are always looking at new technology and alternative solutions to integrate with traditional care to ensure the clients receive a care package that is bespoke to their needs.  We work hard to match carers and clients as we understand the importance of a well matched team.  The care excellence is delivered by our experienced team of dedicated carers who ensure that the client's respect, dignity and independence are always protected and that they remain an integral part of their own community. 

For more information, visit http://www.abicare.co.uk/

Memory Opticians

Memory Opticians are the only independent optician in the UK with identical twin optometrists who are dedicated to caring for your vision. They opened their first practice in Amesbury in 1982, and their second practice in Salisbury in 1995. They now own three successful high street practices in Wiltshire. We are delighted to have them on board this year sponsoring this years ‘Teacher/Coach of the Year’ Award.

Wilsons Solicitors

For almost 300 years, Wilsons has been serving clients at life’s defining (and most stressful) moments such as:
 

•    Significant transactions involving homes, land or businesses 
•    Important agreements – matrimonial, shareholder or tenancy
•    Secure planning – for a complex will, tax or trust structure
•    Making sure everything is absolutely right – from recruitment in schools and legacy claims, to charity governance.
 

At times like these, we bring simplicity, expertise, thoroughness and individuality. We’ll help you prepare for the future and deal with the urgent ‘here and now’, and we’ll work tirelessly to get you the best possible results – building relationships, sharing insights and protecting your interests. In a world where uncertainty is guaranteed, you can count on us.

The George & Dragon


The George & Dragon in Rowde is the perfect place for fabulous food in the county.

Fresh seafood arrives daily from Cornwall, locally sourced produce, seasonal game and tempting meat dishes are on the menu at this award-winning pub - it has 2 AA rosettes and an Egon Ronay Star. They serve a wonderful Sunday lunch and if you decide to have three courses it is great value, with some mouthwatering, seriously tempting options.

The charm and character of this sixteenth century coaching inn is maintained throughout the building in terms of the furniture, pictures and décor. There is a sense of the history of the pub but at the same time it is not stuck in the past. 

The food is delicious, the staff are warm, friendly and knowledgeable and the welcome is truly genuine. This is a great Wiltshire pub perfectly placed in the heart of the county.

www.thegeorgeanddragonrowde.co.uk

Bestway

Bestway Wholesale is the largest independent food and drinks wholesaler, working with 70,000 retail customers from 65 depots throughout the UK. The company offers a range of solutions for independent retailers looking for more support, including Franchise (Bargain Booze and Wine Rack), Multiple Account, Symbol Group (best-one) and a Retail Club. It delivers an expertly selected range of food, licensed drinks, tobacco and non-food products from both leading brands and in its own label best-one range. With 43 years of experience, Bestway is a true leader in independent retail, offering customers choice, whether you want to shop in a cash and carry depot or online for delivery.