Yorkshire's most
prestigeous awards.

About

For over 30 years, the Yorkshire Awards have been the preeminent awards recognising those who had an impact upon Yorkshire and its people, demonstrating their affection for, and real commitment to, the County.

Organised by The Yorkshire Society and under the Chairmanship of Sir Rodney Walker, a committee comprising representatives of the awards’ sponsors consider all nominations and collectively decide the most deserving winners on behalf of the people of Yorkshire.

Each nomination received is fully considered and the selection of Award Winners is a joint decision based on merit, irrespective of the number of nominations received.

Recognising those who had an impact upon Yorkshire and its people, demonstrating their affection for, and commitment to, the County.

Nominations

Nominations for the 2020 Awards will close on 31st December 2020.
If you would like us to consider someone for 2020 please follow the link below to submit your nomination.

2019 Winners

Business Enterprise Award

DFS Furniture PLC

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Community Hero Award

Natalie Barnes
(Award collected by Sara Wood, pictured)
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Lifetime Achievement Award

Archbishop John Sentamu

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Arts & Entertainment Award

Sally Joynson

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Richard Whiteley Award

Dales Community Pop Choir

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Sporting Achievement Award

Chris Wilder
(Award collected by Paul Mitchell, pictured)
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Special Award

Rob Burrow

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Woman Of The Year Award

Sally Wainwright

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Man Of The Year Award

Simon Armitage CBE

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Sponsors

The Yorkshire Society would like to extend their sincere thanks to the sponsors and all those organisations and individuals who so readily give their support to the awards each year.



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