Do you have a favourite business in Orpington town centre? Is there a member of staff who you think deserves special recognition?

Let us know and they could be honoured in this year’s Orpington’s Finest Awards... and you could win £100.

Voting is now open for Orpington’s Finest Awards 2017, organised by Orpington 1st in partnership with News Shopper and sponsored by Perrys, Walnuts Shopping Centre and Shopper Anonymous.

The annual competition is designed to showcase the very best in business that Orpington has to offer, and to celebrate quality and excellent service.

Simply state the name of your ‘Favourite Business’ in Orpington town centre, and/or the name of the person you think deserves to be crowned ‘Best Employee’ and you will be entered into the prize draw for £100 cash.

So whether it’s your favourite place to unwind with a coffee, the retailer you couldn’t live without, the member of staff who continually goes above and beyond, or the sales assistant whose smile brightens your day, give them a mention - you could both be winners.

To vote, email your nomination to using the subject heading ‘ORPIES 2017’ You may vote for your favourite business or best employee – or both, but only once per person. Feel free to add any comments regarding your choices, and be sure to include your name and contact details in case you win.

The closing date is February 24 and the winner of the prize draw will be contacted w/c March 6.