About TheBestOf Eastbourne

Our mission 

To provide practical marketing support to the Best Businesses in Eastbourne, while also providing a high quality FREE to use community platform showcasing local business info, events, news, special offers and reviews. We aim to offer quality events throughout the year to better connect our Eastbourne community both physically and virtually.

Read Our Reviews Policy Here

Our vision

thebestof Eastbourne is the first choice destination when it comes to finding local information in Eastbourne. Our business members maintain a high star average based on satisfied customer reviews. They strive to do their best in thebestof Business of the Year awards confirming Eastbourne is the home to some of the best businesses in the UK.

thebestof is a unique gathering point for the community and great local businesses, we are a hub for thebestof everything local where you can find the best businesses as recommended by real local people, get access to the best offers from those businesses, keep up to date with what's happening in the area and have your say on the things that matter.

Our gathering point is intimately local, and with our shared love of the community and the area our passion is to see it grow and prosper for the businesses and people within it, with our endless energy, professional expertise and our best people leading the way, we are thebestof everything local.


History of thebestof Eastbourne

David Ruddle took over the reins at thebestof Eastbourne in 2011. Since then thebestof Eastbourne has become your essential local guide. If you are looking for a business that strives to be the very best you have come to the right place. Beyond our business information, you can also find out what’s happening locally, list your own event, and even recommend businesses you feel we should be aware of.

thebestof Eastbourne is here to champion local services. We love Eastbourne and supply the ‘Buy Local’ stickers seen around town. Is your favourite business displaying one of our stickers? If not, let them know to register for a FREE Buy Local Sticker just share this LINK with them. It’s a way to participate in our Buy Local campaign – and it’s free!

But we are not just about local businesses and events. Join our community hub on Facebook, we share our community new from charities, community organisations and sports clubs featured in our local guide. If your organisation would like to be included Click Here for details. Once listed in the hub, your group can share your events and news with other locals.

Our site is growing, with more community organisations than ever before. Combined with business features and now incorporating professional videos, thebestof Eastbourne is the best place to read, see and hear about what’s happening on the Sunshine Coast. 

Award Winning Support

Over the years thebestof Eastbourne has won numerous awards both internally from thebestof and externally in the UK Corporate Excellence Awards.

  • thebestof - Community Focus
  • thebestof - Community Engagement
  • Best Community Hub
  • Best Community Marketing Company

Business owners wanting to join

If you are a local business that would like to be part of thebestof Eastbourne please visit our feature for details. While there consider our offer of a FREE Business MOT or just ask about how was can help BOOST your business!

  • We only work with the best and aspiring businesses
  • Gives your business exclusivity
  • To help you to get found through increased online exposure
  • To help you to get noticed through unlimited promotion of offers, events, reviews, and more
  • To increase the credibility of your business through reviews and star ratings
  • To increase the recognition of your business through our Business of the Year awards
  • To build a database which we will then market to on your behalf
  • Save you time with our ‘done for you’ marketing solutions
  • Ongoing support to help you achieve your plans and goals
  • We constantly review and analyse our marketing to keep in front of trends
  • We like SMEs and are passionate about helping them
  • We care about independent business survival and keeping the ‘pound on the high street’

What we do:

Showcase the best recommended local businesses »

Provide the best local offers »

Keep you updated with what's going on in your area »

Give you a voice »

Support local charities/clubs/associations »

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