19th Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards - Leeds United Conference and Events Centre
More than 400 guests gathered to recognise outstanding talent and triumph over adversity at the 19th Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards
More than 400 guests gathered to recognise outstanding talent and triumph over adversity at the 19th Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards, sponsored by McCormicks Solicitors of Harrogate.
The Personality of the Year Award at the gala dinner at Leeds United’s Conference and Events Centre was presented to Corporal Andy Reid of the Third Battalion of the Yorkshire Regiment by the Chairman of the Awards, Peter McCormick OBE.
The Awards mark the achievements of people aged 35 and under in seven categories, from the Arts to Management and Enterprise. The Yorkshire Young Achievers Foundation was established last year to support Yorkshire’s deserving young people. The Awards themselves have now raised a total of more than �900,000.
Peter McCormick said: “As always, it has been a joy and a privilege to share our winners’ stories. Yorkshire can be truly proud of the young people here tonight who contribute to the region in so many different ways.
- 1 Recipe: Make our peanut caramel poke cake
- 2 Win a diamond ring worth £1,000
- 3 Recipe: Gin and Saffron Cake
- 4 From The Dig to Harry Potter - 5 films shot in Suffolk
- 5 Photography focus: 5 stunning Yorkshire Dales landscapes
- 6 How you can walk in the footsteps of Dracula in Whitby
- 7 Win a watercolour painting of Gosfield by artist James Merriott
- 8 Afternoon tea deliveries in Norfolk
- 9 How a Suffolk man landed a film fan’s dream job on The Dig
- 10 How to choose the best estate agent for you
“We have also been bowled over by the level of support we have received from businesses and guests at these Awards and we thank them wholeheartedly for helping us to support young people in Yorkshire.”