The shortlist has been finalised for this year’s Courier Community Spirit Awards.
It was a difficult decision process and the judges wish to thank everyone for their nominations - each and every entry was worthy.
But the shortlisted nominations stood out for excelling in the in the criteria of each nominated category.
This year’s shortlisted are:
Charity of the Year (sponsored by Riley & Co)
Citizens Advice Bureau
Calderdale Help in Bereavement Service
Investment in the Community
Rastrick Big Local
Best New Charity
Young Person’s Prevention and Support Service
Community Champion (sponsored by Stone Dam)
Outstanding Individual Achievement (sponsored by Harveys)
Supporting Older People in Calderdale
Upper Valley Older Person’s Support Service
Verd de Gris
Arts and Culture
Verd De Gris
Halifax Music Heritage Trail
Halifax Young Singers
Great and Green
ABS UK Ltd
Community School (Sponsored by Suma)
Ravenscliffe High School
Health and Wellbeing
Citizens Advice Bureau Welfare Benefits Project
Calderdale Community Coaching Trust - Blender Bikes
Happy Days Cycles
Foster Carer of the Year (sponsored by Pennine Housing)
Calderdale Foster Carers Association
Michelle and Rob Cook
All those shortlisted will be invited to a glittering awards evening held at Berties La Cachette on July 9. It will be a night to remember and a well-deserved showcase for the people who make Calderdale the caring, creative and conscientious place we all know and love.