Here & Now and Freedom Works celebrated three years of us supporting local business in Worthing.

People from across our community came together. This is what they said:

“What a wonderful do! Vibrant, colourful, passionate, fun, fantastic food, great conversations – what more could one wish for!” Pauline Cory, Transition Town Worthing

“It was a great event, lovely food and really nice people. Cheers to the next three years!” Martin Bloomfield, Seaside Creative

Thank you Martin Bloomfield @ Seaside Creative for the wonderful pictures.

The Adur & Worthing Business Awards recognised local business and community success at the awards night in November.

The Lifetime Achievement Award (sponsored by JSPC Computer Services) was presented to Richard John of Richard John Hair & Beauty, who tells us, “I was honoured and surprised to receive this award. Having been in business in Worthing for 45 years, it is wonderful to see the success of the awards, especially to meet the new, up and coming business owners, with their passion, innovati on and creati vity – it gives me great hope for the future of Worthing.”

For full list of winners and highly commended, go to


Better Business Show

Thu 13 Feb, 10am-4pm.

Not to be missed & FREE to attend!

A must do in the 2020 business calendar for ALL businesses in Worthing & Adur, the Better Business Show is back on Thursday 13 February at Worthing Assembly Hall and Town Hall. With a focus on ‘Buy Local’, this event is delivered by Worthing and Adur Chamber and Adur & Worthing Business Partnership and is a celebration of successful businesses in the local area.

Confirmed keynote speaker Kenny Tutt , MasterChef Champion 2018 and owner of Pitch restaurant in Worthing, will share his journey from bank manager to MasterChef to restaurant owner and lessons learnt along the way.

Worthing Gin will be headline sponsors. Worthing Gin is a traditional distilled Sussex Dry Gin with a distinct rosemary twist, and is the latest exciting journey of Phil Duckett and his wife Alison.

The whole day is FREE to attend. Register now at

Be part of the exhibition, book your stand now!

“I would 100% recommend to any business looking to boost brand awareness in Worthing and surrounding areas” Last year there were over 90 exhibitors, including Here & Now, and more than 600 people attending on the day. There is always an amazing buzz and a wealth of expertise at the show, so don’t miss this opportunity to meet and mingle with the exhibitors alongside the attendees.

For info on booking a stand, go to We’ll see you there!