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Raring2go! Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire 2019 Awards

It's SPRING … and that means the launch of the 2019 Raring2go! Aberdeen City & Shire Awards!

It’s our spring issue … and that means the launch of the 2019 Raring2go! Aberdeen City & Shire Awards!

Help us celebrate all the brilliant family-friendly places to go and things to do throughout Aberdeen City and Shire by nominating and voting for your favourites in any or all of our 13 categories. We’ve kept the three categories added last year as they proved very popular! 

Last year over 400 family-focussed businesses, attractions and events located in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire nominated, and nearly 3,500 people voted for the top three in each of the 13 categories. We were delighted that so many people took part and that so many fantastic family- orientated local businesses were nominated.

Eligibility: You can nominate any business you like in the relevant category/ies, but it must have a registered address with an AB postcode AND provide services or products in the Aberdeen City/Aberdeenshire area to families, children etc and be one that welcomes families with open arms!

This year we’re doing it slightly differently! All you need to do is nominate your favs in each category – those with the most nominations will win the award. You can only enter ONCE – so make it count!

Nominations: Open on Friday 1st March 2019 and close on Tuesday 30th April 2019. Click  to submit your nomination under the following categories: 

* Best Antenatal Class or Service

* Best Baby/Toddler Class

* Best School-Age Club or Class

* Best After-School/Holiday Club/Activity

* Best Soft Play

* Best Party Entertainer

* Best Party Place/Venue

* Best Family-Friendly Eatery/Café/Restaurant

* Best Family Retailer/Shop

* Best Family Attraction

* Best Family Event of 2018

* Best New Business Launched Between January and December 2018

* NEW Go-to Guide Award: Best place to have fun

* Reader’s Choice Award (the business who gets the most nominations overall)

The winners in each of the 13 categories will be those who receive the most votes.

Our 14th and final award for 2019, The Reader’s Choice Award, will go to the business receiving the most votes overall!

Winners will be notified by phone or email by 4th May and trophies presented early May at a special Afternoon Tea at Gordon Highlander Museum.   

Winners’ names will be published in the Summer 2019 issue of Raring2go! Aberdeen City & Shire Magazine.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page and Twitter feeds. Promote your favourites on social media too with #Raring2go! #gotoguide.

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