Examiner Community Awards


On Thursday 23rd May, The Examiner Community Awards was held here in The Revell Ward Suite of The John Smith’s Stadium. The event was sponsored by Syngenta, Bramleys, Simply Biz, City Fibre, KSDL, Ramsdens Solicitors, Perrys, Longley Park, Cummins and One 17.

There was 14 amazing awards in total who celebrated inspirational people all across Kirklees, with TV presenters Nina Hossain and Harry Gration presenting.  The awards included, community group of the year, arts award, sports personality of the year, sports team of the year, emergency response award, young personality award, courage award, services to the community award, friend of the year, community project of the year, community event of the year, service to charity award, Examiner special award for outstanding community spirit and the achievement award.

Gareth Davies, Managing Director of KSDL presented the Services to the Community Award. The winner of this award went to the Central Youth Club.

Central Youth Club in Prospect Street, Springwood formerly known as Central Lads Club is celebrating its 100th anniversary. But, although it has had a change of name and location over the years, many of the old values remain as the club stays focused on working with young people of Huddersfield a place where they can go and take part in various sports and activities, and meet friends and relax in friendly surroundings. Activities like football, basketball, cricket, table tennis, dance and music as well as pool, snooker and cooking all take place on this site. The club is one of only a few open access youth clubs still running in the Huddersfield area that allows youngsters to attend as little or often as they wish without any commitment.

A massive congratulations to all of the winners on the night! What a great night it was!