2017 Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards launch party

Linda Gray, Kathryn Apanowicz, Lady Emma Ingilby

Linda Gray, Kathryn Apanowicz, Lady Emma Ingilby - Credit: Mark Bickerdike Photography

Nominations for the 25th Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards opened with a launch party at West Park Hotel, Harrogate.

The awards’ chairman Peter McCormick made an appeal for entries from across the region to mark the event’s silver anniversary. The awards, sponsored by McCormicks Solicitors of Harrogate, celebrate the achievements of outstanding young people aged under-35 from across Yorkshire. Nominate a potential winner by visiting the awards website at yorkshireyoungachievers.co.uk or contact Sonia Jones at McCormicks Solicitors on 01423 530630.

‘This is a special year for the awards and it would be wonderful to see even more nominations from right across Yorkshire,’ said Mr McCormick. ‘We believe Yorkshire produces some great talent and that our young people have the grit and determination to succeed, whatever the challenges they face and we want to hear about them!”