A night to remember at the Courier Community Spirit Awards 2015.

Halifax Courier Community Spirit Awards 2015 at Berties, Elland. All the award winners.
Halifax Courier Community Spirit Awards 2015 at Berties, Elland. All the award winners.

Calderdale’s community heroes were celebrated at a glittering awards ceremony last night (Thursday).

Held at Berties at La Cachette, the night was the perfect opportunity to recognise those individuals, charities and organisations working to make our borough brilliant.

The night, hosted by Clare Frisby and held in partnership with the Community Foundation for Calderdale, was a well-deserved showcase for the people who make Calderdale the caring, creative and conscientious place we all know and love.

Here is the full list of winners from the evening:

Best New Charity - sponsored by Berties at La Cachette

Winner: Tempus Novo

Investment in the Community - sponsored by First Group

Alan Stockdill

Community Champion - sponsored by Stone Dam Furniture

Pam Burton

Supporting Older People in Calderdale - sponsored by The Leo Group

Chit Chat Group

Arts and Culture - sponsored by The New Hobbit Country Inn and Dining

Verd De Gris

Great and Green - sponsored by Gordon Rigg Garden Centres


Community School - sponsored by Suma

Calderdale College in collaboration with the Arch-way project

Health and Wellbeing - sponsored by Calderdale HomeCare

The Citizens Advice Bureau Welfare Benefits Project

Social Enterprise - sponsored by Community Foundation For Calderdale

Project Colt

Foster Carer of the Year- sponsored by Pennine Housing 2000

Calderdale Foster Carers Association

Outstanding Individual Achievement - sponsored by Harveys of Halifax

Liz Childs

Charity of the Year - sponsored by Riley and Co


For a full report and pictures from the evening, see next week’s Courier.