Nominations For The 2020 Legacy Awards
Nominations For The 2020 Legacy Awards
Nominations For The 2020 Legacy Awards
Nominations For The 2020 Legacy Awards
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What is the legacy awards

“Legacy Awards – the Awards which celebrates excellence by those seldom recognised for their achievements. Going over and above to reach their goals and impact on their community, city and wider. The Awards with a social conscious supporting a charity that addresses inequities amongst us in Education, Health and Social Care.”
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Current Winners
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Current Winners


Awarded in the Arts and Culture Category: Born and educated in Leeds “Graft’s” first passion was football. He progressed to music where he produces and delivers
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Award Sponsored by Music:Leeds

Mary Adeturinmo

Awarded in the Health category: Living with Sickle Cell Mary is active in raising awareness of this disease. Previously winning the Baroness Floella Benjamin
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Award sponsored by One Medical Health Group.

Olivia lynch

Awarded in the Media Category: Having a B.Sc in Communications and Media Studies from Loughborough University, this Leeds born entrepreneur came up
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Award sponsored by ITV Calendar.

Yona Wisdom

Awarded in the Sports Category: Born in Leeds 1995, Yona became very much involved in sports. His passion was diving. Yona competed in the Pan American Games
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Awarded sponsored by Leeds Rhinos.

Mick Pease

Awarded in the International Impact Category: From Leeds City Council Child Protection to advisor for UNICEF in India, Zimbabwe and Uganda amongst other countries.
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Award sponsored by Needle & Partners Solicitors.

Tiseanna Hussain

Awarded in the Young Achiever Category: Championing the issue around homelessness. Tiseanna has also fundraised on an annual basis and donated toys to children
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Award sponsored by Black Health Initiative (BHI)

Black Health Initiative

Awarded in the Community Impact: Recognised for the local, regional and national work both strategic impact and operational impactt. Addressing inequalities and
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Award sponsored by Leeds City Councils Community Department.

Geraldine Connor

Received by David Lascelles 8th Earl of Harewood and presented by Judith Blake CBE. Geraldine was a phenomenal woman whose legacy is huge as an activist
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Awarded posthumously in the Outstanding Contribution Category

Rashick Parmar mbe

Schooled at City of Leeds. Over 35 vast years of experience in technology. Awarded his MBE in 2016 in recognition of his work in Innovation and Business.
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Awarded in the Business Category