LWYLA awards tonight!

Published 2 October 2014

Community heroes from across the district will be celebrated tonight at our third annual Love Where You Live Awards - hosted at the Cedar Court Hotel in Wakefield.

This year the awards have been even bigger and better than before, with eight categories and a £500 prize for each winner which will be donated to a community group of their choice, courtesy of our sponsor Wolseley Integrated Services.

With a WDH record 7,301 votes cast online and on paper slips, the numbers have now been totted up and our three finalists in each category will learn their fate in just a couple of hours’ time.

Our 2014 finalists include:

Best Neighbourhood

Featherstone and District War Memorial group, Benson Lane Group and Mr and Mrs Clayworth.

Working with Older People

Colin Hardwicke, Senior Citizens’ Support Group and Hazel Richardson

Working with Young People

Poxon Predators, Martin Coleman and Friends of Fryston Woods

Green Hero

Mr Steve Wright, Ms Hazel Richardson and Ms Monica Graham

Young Achiever

Adam Lofthouse, Zara McGuiness and Kaytie Parkes

Community Group

Barracks Community Association, Standbridge Lane Community Development Trust and Havercroft Children's Centre

Good Neighbour

Martin Coleman, Mary Gladman and Juanita Allen


Follow the WDH Facebook account and Twitter account - @wdhupdate - tonight to keep up to date with the awards and our winners.

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