The first Suffolk Coastal Community Awards took place on 6th October 2013 at Hungarian Hall in Ufford. The delicious Paella & Tapas Company supplied the food and the superb Steve Allen played both stand-up comic and MC for the night.

The categories for the 2013 awards were: Volunteer of the Year; Outstanding Contribution to the Community; Young Person Award;  Making the Community Safer; Innovative Local Ideas; Partnership; Sports Personality of the Year; Young Sports Personality of the  Year; Club of the Year; Team of the Year; Inspiration and Lifetime Achievement.

The awards were proudly sponsored by haart Estates and each category has been kindly sponsored by one of the following: Cory Brothers, DC Leisure, Suffolk Sport, Ridgeons, EDF Energy, Chater Homes, Suffolk Coastal Local Strategic Partnership, EB Carpets Felixstowe, Park Properties and Ufford Park.