Winners of the 2019 Yorkshire Awards announced.

WINNERS OF THE 31ST YORKSHIRE AWARDS FOR 2019 ARE:

 

Community Hero Award:  Natalie Barnes. Charity Manager, Special Stars Foundation.

Business Enterprise:  DFS Furniture PLC.

Arts and Entertainment:  Sally Joynson. Chief Executive, Screen Yorkshire.

Sporting Achievement:  Chris Wilder. Manager, Sheffield United.

Woman of the Year:  Sally Wainwright. Writer, producer and director.

Man of the Year:  Simon Armitage CBE. Poet Laureate.

Special:  Rob Burrow. Rugby League legend.

Richard Whiteley:  Dales Community Pop Choir.

Lifetime Achievement:  Most Rev Dr John Sentamu. Archbishop of York.

 

Winners will receive their Awards at a Gala Dinner on 6th March 2020 at Hilton Leeds City hotel.

For further information about the Yorkshire Awards visit www.yorkshireawards.org or write to [email protected]

The Yorkshire Awards is organised by The Yorkshire Society on behalf of the awards committee chaired by Sir Rodney Walker.

18th January 2020

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