Calderdale Community Spirit Awards Celebration 24 November 2022

The 2022 Calderdale Community Spirit Awards, organised by Community Foundation for Calderdale will be taking place on 24 November 2022 at The Venue.

Finalists announced for the Calderdale Community Spirit Awards 2022

The finalists for the Calderdale Community Spirit Awards 2022 have been announced. Visit to see who is on the list.

We celebrate another year of amazing efforts by our local charitable organisations.

Hosted at The Venue, Bowers Mill, the Awards are on Thursday 24th November 2022, and it is sure to be a moving evening as we recognise charities and individuals who do so much for the people of Calderdale.

Whether you are a Not-for-profit organisation celebrating your achievements, someone who works with charities, or perhaps a trustee or donor, we would love for you to join us.

Tickets are £35 per person (incl VAT) and include a welcome drink, two-course meal and coffee.

Click here to book a ticket and find out more

Nominations are open for the Calderdale Community Spirit Awards 2022

The Community Foundation for Calderdale are proud to announce that nominations are open for the Calderdale Community Spirit Awards which will be held at The Venue, Barkisland on 24th November 2022 celebrating the Not-for-profit sector in our borough.

Categories include New Charity of the Year, Fundraising Campaign of the Year, Best Marketing Campaign, Young Community Champion, Outstanding Individual, Charity of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement. This year there is a new category for the Mandy Taylor Award.

Who do you know in the voluntary and not-for-profit sector who should be nominated? It’s quick and easy to nominate.

If you know a person or organisation who should be nominated for going above and beyond, please nominate them by 30th September 2022 at








Only a few tickets left for The Business for Calderdale Awards 2022

The Business for Calderdale Awards will take place on Thursday 13th October 2022 at The Venue, Barkisland celebrating the achievements of businesses in the borough over the last year.
It’s a great opportunity to celebrate and recognise the achievements of businesses in Calderdale over the last year. We have a few tickets still available to buy. Individual tickets are £50 and a table of ten is £500. This includes a three course meal and the opportunity to network and celebrate. The drinks reception starts at 6.00 pm and the Awards ceremony will finish at 11.00 pm. Traditionally the dress code has been Black Tie or National Dress. Feel free to ‘Dress To Impress – Yourself’. You can order your tickets online here or alternatively email and we will send you an invoice and you can do a bank transfer. If you would like to join us to celebrate the brilliant businesses and their determination, innovation, and resilience, please book your tickets now.

Announcing the Finalists of The Business for Calderdale Awards 2022

The Business for Calderdale Awards will take place on Thursday 13th October 2022 at The Venue, Barkisland celebrating the achievements of businesses in the borough over the last year.
The finalists for each category are:

New Business of the Year

  • Crust and Crumb
  • Full Circle Funerals
  • The Digital DRA

SME of the Year

  • Andy Thornton
  • British Recycled Plastics
  • Siddall & Hilton

Manufacturer of the Year

  • Faulkner Moulds
  • Rosehill Polymers
  • TEV Limited

Employer of the Year

  • Covéa
  • Craggs
  • CP Media

Promotion of Calderdale

  • Holdsworth House
  • The Piece Hall
  • Todmorden Information Centre

Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Chris Bingham
  • Claire O’Connor
  • Dominc Walsh

Covid Resilience

  • Angelcare Residential
  • Baby Ballet
  • Freightlink
Thank you to everyone who nominated. When tickets are available to buy, you will receive an email. We are giving finalists the opportunity to buy tickets before they go on sale to the general business community.
Congratulations to All of the Finalists!

Community Spirit Awards 2021 celebrates the best of Not-for-profits in Calderdale

The Calderdale Community Spirit Awards was held at The Venue last night and was a celebration of all that is good and great in Calderdale.
As well as celebrating the Queens Award winners, it was great to meet in person and give the recognition to all of the finalists.

Red Hot Dates 2016 Calendar Launch Party

Red hot dates launch partyEnjoy yourself at the 2016 Red Hot Dates Calendar Launch Party including entertainment, dancing, a 3 course meal and of course your very own 2016 Red Hot Dates Calendar.

On Friday 9 October 2015 from 7pm 
The Venue, Bowers Mill, Branch Road, Barkisland, Halifax, HX4 0AD

Tickets cost £30 and can be purchased from Illingworth & Halifax Fire Station from the following contacts:

Dom Furby – 07552 283579
Sarah Gaskin – 07814 109197
Mark Bolton – 07736 635 930
WAM – 01422 375034

Cheques can be made payable to: District Charity Account.

For further information visit