Bramley Baths and Seagulls nominated for social enterprise awards

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Thumbs up: Bramley Baths Chief Executive David Wilford. Photo: Bramley Baths

Community led Bramley Baths and social enterprise Seagulls have been nominated for prestigious regional awards.

Social Enterprise Yorkshire and the Humber (SEYH) runs the annual awards ceremony to recognise and showcase the breadth of work being done in the social enterprise sector in the region.

Bramley Baths has been nominated for the social enterprise of the year award. Baths CEO David Wilford said: “We are honoured to be on the shortlist for this award. The team at the Baths and trustees work so hard to give the community the best service for great value.”

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Seagulls founders Kat Hyde and Kate Moree

Nationally recognised community enterprise Seagulls, off Kirkstall Road, has been shortlisted for the environment award. Seagulls works to improve the environment through the recycling and reuse of paint materials, alongside the creation of work for disadvantaged people and groups.

Here’s the full list of nominees:

Social Investment Award – sponsored by Big Society Capital
Cowersley Community Out Of School Club CIC
Enabled Works Ltd
NAViGO Health and Social Care CIC
Social Enterprise of the Year Award – sponsored by Wrigleys 
Bramley Baths
Get Out More CIC
Family Fund Business Services
Tech for Good Award – sponsored by ESP Projects
media co-op
Care Opinion CIC
Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award – sponsored by Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP)  
Vicki Beevers from The Sleep Charity
Anthony Waddington from Participate Projects
Jim Reiss from DJ School UK
Social Impact Award – sponsored by Key Fund
Proper Job
Employability Solutions Ltd
The Sleep Charity
Social Enterprise Start Up Award – sponsored by Wates Construction
Our Creative Connection
Buy Nowt LS6 – Library of Things
Umbrella Yogo CIC

Environmental Award – sponsored by Utility Aid 
Seagulls Paints
Social Business Brokers

SEYH is based on Bradford Road, Stanningley, and is a not-for-private-profit organisation established to represent, promote and drive forward the development of the social enterprise sector. 

The awards ceremony will be held at The Shay Stadium in Halifax on Thursday, 22 September.

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