Golden Bench For A Local Hero


Do you know a local hero in East Sussex?

Is there someone in your community that goes over and above the call of duty? Is there someone who is always helping others? Perhaps someone you know has overcome a life-changing challenge. Or someone who has inspired others?

Whatever their age or their achievement, as a local small business we want to honour a deserving local hero in the community with a special Golden Bench including a Brass Plaque of their achievement. Please spread the word as our golden bench needs a loving home!
How to Enter?

Message our Facebook page or Twitter page directly with the persons name, some details about them and why they deserve the Golden Bench for their achievements. Or alternatively email us at mail@wealdenbenches.co.uk. Please include a picture of the person and any relevant other images - please do make sure you have permission to use any images which show others. Please include contact details in case we need to call you for more information. All entries must be received by Friday 9th March.

How will the winners be drawn? 

Our team will shortlist the entries and then we will place these 'Golden Stars' onto our Facebook and Twitter pages for an open public vote on Monday 12th March. The vote will close at 5pm on Friday 16th March. The 'Golden Star' which post has received the most likes/loves will be announced as the winner on Monday 19th March.

Terms & Conditions (the boring stuff...)

  1. The promoter is: Wealden Benches whose registered office is at Unit 2, Parsonage Farm Business Centre, Church Street, Ticehurst, East Sussex,TN5 7DL.
  2. The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 16 years or over except employees of Wealden Benches and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition.
  3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.
  4. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  5. Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/wealdenbenches/ and detailed in the blog post above.
  6. Only one entry will be accepted per person. Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified.
  7. Closing date for entry will be Friday 2nd March. After this date the no further entries to the competition will be permitted.
  8. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
  9. The rules of the competition and how to enter are as detailed above.
  10. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
  11. The prize is as follows: Gold Teak Garden Bench with Stainless Steel Plaque. The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered.The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  12. Winners will be chosen:  as a result of a popular vote conducted via social media sites as measured and recorded and verified by Promoter and or its agents.
  13. The winner will be notified by email and/or DM on Twitter/Facebook and/or letter within 28 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or do not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
  14. The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected / is delivered.
  15. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  16. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  17. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by [English] law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of [England].
  18. The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current [UK] data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
  19. The winner’s name will be available 28 days after closing date by emailing the following address: mail@wealdenbenches.co.uk
  20. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  21. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to Wealden Benches and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the following Privacy Policy found at https://www.wealdenbenches.co.uk/privacy-policy.
  22. Wealden Benches also reserves the right to cancel the competition if circumstances arise outside of its control.