Extraordinary selfless Yorkshire heroes have been recognised at the Yorkshire Choice Awards for many years and they will take centre stage once again at the 7th annual Awards ceremony in June.
Well-known local guest celebrities will be joining as award presenters and performers, confirmed Co-Founders Melanie Malcolm and Jo Maltby. An official announcement will be made on 3rd February when the nominees who have been selected for the public vote will be notified via email with some exciting news!
Co-host Christa Ackroyd along with Christine Talbot, Duncan Wood, Stephanie Hirst, Tim Bilton and Lizzie Jones MBE are just some of the Yorkshire celebrity hosts presenting awards with more set to confirm in the coming weeks.
Tim Bilton said, “What a huge honour it will be to attend”.
Macy Burrow, the eldest daughter of Rob Burrow, MBE and 2022 winner of the Yorkshire Choice Young Achiever of the Year Award, will be performing on stage at the Awards Gala Dinner.
Macy is currently a student at Scala Performing Arts School in Horsforth, Leeds, and is already an accomplished young performer at just 11 years old. She was recently named Youngster of the Year at the West Yorkshire Playhouse's production of Strictly Ballroom and recently performed in the chorus of the 2022 production of Dick Whittington at the Theatre Royal, Wakefield, so you are in for a real treat on 9th June.
"Macy embodies the spirit of the awards, and we can't wait to see her shine on stage," said Jo Maltby and Melanie Malcolm, Co-founders of the Awards
Macy is excited to have been asked to perform for the Yorkshire Choice Awards and said she is delighted to be part of such a prestigious fundraising event.
Rob Burrow commented “I am thrilled to be attending this year’s Yorkshire Choice Awards, in recognition of Yorkshire’s inspirational heroes. I will be the proudest Dad on the planet, seeing my eldest daughter Macy perform and do what she loves to do most”.