November 11, 2015 admin


The winners of the North East Blogger Awards 2015 with O PR’s MD Kari Owers

The winners of the North East Blogger Awards 2015 with O PR’s MD Kari Owers

THE region’s top bloggers were crowned at the only awards ceremony that celebrates blogging talent in the North East, last night (Tuesday 10 November) at Bonbar, Newcastle.

Categories in The North East Blogger Awards, which is hosted byincluded beauty, business, food and drink, lifestyle, parenting, student, travel with new categories for 2015 including best Instablogger, best looking blog, best music blog and homes and interiors.

Once again the competition culminated in the North East Blogger of the Year, sponsored by Intu Metrocentre, which saw Cheryl Lumley from All Round Creative Junkie scoop the top award.

The event attracts well-known national and international brands as sponsors including Primula Cheese, Dr.Martens, Tommee Tippee and Greggs.

Judging the awards this year was our digital strategist Holly Peacock and 2014 North East Blogger of the Year winner Samantha Rickelton of North East Family Fun blog alongside a judge from each of the category sponsors.

Holly said: “This is the second North East Blogger Awards and this year we received over 650 nominations from an impressive range of bloggers. The breadth and quality of blogging in the North East just keeps getting stronger.

“The event was a fun-packed evening of inspiration, networking and a celebration – it really is great to see so many digital influencers right here in our region making such big impressions and taking the vibrancy of life in the North East to a global audience.  Huge congratulations to all the bloggers who were nominated.

“Big thanks also to Bonbar for allowing us to host the successful event in its glamorous venue, JC Events for the impressive stage set and all our sponsors for getting involved to make it happen.”

Dan Black from Metro Radio compered the event, which saw entertainment from Facebooth North East, drinks samples from The Lakes Distillery and blogger gifts from Funky Laser and Greggs.

Winners announced on the night are:


Best Beauty Blog – sponsored by House of Savannah


Best Business Blog – sponsored by TSG


Best Food and Drink Blog – sponsored by Primula


Best Lifestyle Blog – sponsored by Intu Eldon Square


Best Parenting Blog – sponsored by Tommee Tippee


Best Student Blog – sponsored by Gateshead College


Best Travel Blog – sponsored by Newcastle Internationals Airport


Best Homes and Interiors Blog – sponsored by Adderstone Group


Best Instablogger – sponsored by O PR


Best Looking Blog – sponsored by Benfield Motor Group


Best Music Blog – sponsored by Dr. Martens


NE Blogger of the Year – sponsored by Intu Metrocentre

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