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Examiner Community Awards

It’s one of Huddersfield’s most emotional and inspirational nights – and now it’s time to nominate those special people in your community.

The Examiner’s annual search for local shining stars, those unsung heroes and heroines who go above and beyond often without thanks or reward.

These special people are nominated by you and we need your help. Those chosen will be honoured at the Examiner Community Awards 2019 staged at the John Smith’s Stadium on Thursday, May 23.

Examiner editor Wayne Ankers said: “This year is a milestone for the Examiner Community Awards – it’s our 20th year. It is amazing to think that it’s two decades and in my time at the Examiner it’s been an honour and a privilege to meet so many deserving people who would otherwise go unrecognised.

“There is such incredible work that goes on in Huddersfield and so many selfless people who just want to help others. It’s humbling to know that in some small way we can say thank you to the people who make Huddersfield such a fabulous place to live.

“Community awards nights is one of my favourite nights of the year – and it’s sure to be emotional.

“We now need your help. It only takes a few minutes so please take the time the time to nominate someone to give them the recognition they deserve.”

Nominations are open now and the deadline is Friday, March 8.

Wayne Ankers
Huddersfield Examiner

The Event

Nominations open
Mon 20 Jan
Nominations close
Fri 6 Mar
Awards ceremony
Thu 21 May

We are delighted to announce the finalists and winners for the Examiner Community Awards 2019 in association with Syngenta


Community Group of the Year, sponsored by Bramleys
Lowerhouses Worth Unlimited Volunteers
Kumon Y’all **Winner**
Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association

Arts Award
Gustavo Mainetti
Leah Darby
Ellie Brown  **Winner**

Sports Personality of the Year, sponsored by Perry’s Huddersfield
Daniel Lloyd
John Lockwood
Emma Taylor  **Winner**

Sports Team of the Year, sponsored by Longley Park Motors
Team For All at Lindley Junior school
Greenhead College Girls Hockey Team  **Winner**
Dalton Dynamoes U10

Emergency Response Award
Martin Costello, Kelly Tattersall and Adele & Georgia Standfield
West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service  **Winner**
Lee Thornton

Young Personality Award, sponsored by SimplyBiz
Carly Blackburn (posthumous)  **Winner**

Courage Award, sponsored by CityFibre
Joanne Bartholomew  **Winner**
Frances Hammond
Sanna Mahmood

Services to the Community Award, sponsored by Kirklees Stadium Development Limited
The Chimes Group
Central Youth Club  **Winner**
Jeanna Brennan, The Royal Oak

Friend of the Year
Genette Milner  **Winner**
Richard Sykes
Kath Tann

Community Project of the Year, sponsored by Ramsdens Solicitors LLP
Conscious Youth: Stepping Up, Stepping Out  **Winner**
Carol for Yorkshire
Maysoon Shafiq

Community Event of the Year, sponsored by Cummins Turbo Technologies
Meltham Beer Festival
Huddersfield Winter Festival  **Winner**
Berry Brow Festival

Services to Charity Award, sponsored by One17 Design
Huddersfield Fire Station
Jude Sellmeyer
The Loose Change Charity
Helen Mervill  **Winner**

Outstanding Community Spirit
Huddersfield Town Football Club Back Office Staff  **Winner**

Achievement Award
Jason Mallinson  **Winner**




Thursday 21st May 2020

John Smith’s Stadium

There is plenty of free parking on site

Dress code:
Smart – Dress to impress!

Arrival 6pm
Awards conclude approximately 11pm
Bar closes 12am
Carriages 12.30am


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