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.
The Yorkshire Awards is organised by The Yorkshire Society on behalf of the awards committee chaired by Sir Rodney Walker.
18th January 2020