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Making a Difference Awards 2011

Local Government Yorkshire and Humber (LGYH) has launched the annual Making a Difference in Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2011; recognising the workers and front line staff from councils, police, fire and national park authorities throughout the region who have gone that extra mile to make a difference to the lives of local people.

The Making a Difference Awards celebrate achievements in culture and sport, economic development, international working, community cohesion, partnership working and improving skills.

In addition we have three awards which are open to members of the public to nominate. The awards are ‘Young Employee of the Year’ for those aged 25 or below; ‘Public Sector Worker of the Year’ for front line workers and ‘Elected member of the Year’ for Councillors from the region who have excelled or worked closely with local

Nominations can be made by downloading the application form from this website, and either posting it or emailing it using the contact details on the form.

Further information on the categories and criteria and an application form can be found below.  

The Awards will be presented at an event on 17th November in Wakefield. The event will be wholly funded by corporate sponsorship.

Making a Difference Awards - categories and criteria

Making a Difference Awards - categories and criteriaMaking a Difference Awards - categories and criteria

Making a Difference Awards 2011 Entry Form

Making a Difference Awards 2011 Entry FormMaking a Difference Awards 2011 Entry Form

LGYH: The Orangery, Back Lane, Wakefield, WF1 2TG Telephone: 01924 200 262 email:

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