Handybin cleans up at Sunny's

THE company responsible for collecting, recycling and reusing our rubbish, Handybin Waste Services, has been named Coffs Harbour's Business of the Year.

The top accolade came at Saturday night's Sunny's Business Awards during which Handybin picked up three gongs - the Family Business, Manufacturing and Innovation and the Excellence in Sustainability Awards.

Handybin was also the 2011 Business Of The Year, making the victory even sweeter for General Manager Lee Beckett.

Tabatinga picked up two awards - Tourism Attraction/Acitivity and Marketing and Advertising - as did MJ Accountants - Professional Services and Excellence in Training.

Coffs Coast Health Club won the Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce Award and manager Duncan Marchant was acknowledged was the Nextgen Leaders Young Professional of the Year.

Cathy Hoschke from the Coffs Harbour Veterinary Hospital was named the Employee of the Year and practice owner Vicki McClure was named Business Woman of the Year.

The Achieve Anything Award went to K'Pane Artisan Bakery.

Other winners were Just In Time Interactive (New Business), My Sister's Wardrobe (Retail) Jians on The Mall (Restaurant and Catering), ETC (Community Services), Terry White Pharmacy (Franchise), Darlington Beach Resort (Accommodation), 360 Building (Construction and Trades), Greenspan Technology (Excellence in Exporting), Seaview Tavern (Woolgoolga Chamber of Commerce Award).

North Coast V Twins picked up the Coffs Coast Advocate's People's Choice Award and Quality Inn was inducted into the Hall of Fame.



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