Established in 2020, the Best of WF3 Awards aim to recognise and celebrate the people, groups and businesses that live, work or operate across Tingley, Ardsley and Thorpe and who make the community a better place to live and work.

Our awards shine a light on these people and their stories and honour those who make a difference to local people and the community as a whole.


You can read the latest news and updates on our Awards on our live blog, where we will share details of our nominees and make announcements on our upcoming Awards ceremony.


Our awards celebrate the great and good of Tingley, Ardsley and Thorpe. They celebrate the local businesses, the inspiring individuals and the unsung local heroes of WF3 and gives them the accolades that they truly deserve.​​

Business of the Year

Carer of the Year

Community Group of the Year

Community Project of the Year

Fundraiser of the Year

Junior WF3 Local Hero of the Year

Kevin Sinfield - Award of Friendship & Loyalty

Make a Difference Award

Neighbour of the Year

New Business / Start-Up of the Year

Organising Committee of the Year

Sport Award

Teacher of the Year (Primary & Secondary)

Volunteer of the Year

WF3 Local Hero of the Year

Young Person of the Year


We don't know those that deserve to win... you do!

You can nominate as many people as you like for an award, you can nominate the same person for multiple awards, you can nominate past winners or finalists of our awards - just tell us who we should know about!

A nomination can make someones year, Show the people that make Tingley, Ardsley and Thorpe a better place that their efforts don't go unnoticed and help make them proud of what they have achieved!


With more than forty winners from the last two years, our awards have celebrated the unsung heroes from across Tingley, Ardsley and Thorpe.

We shine a light on the individuals and organisations that give their time, resources and skills to make the community a happier, healthier and safer area for everyone.



We are proud to work with some of the best local businesses and organisations in the community to make our awards possible.

If your organisation is interested in participating, there are both financial and non-financial sponsorship opportunities available; all give your brand the opportunity to showcase yourselves to our community.


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Ardsley Windows
Ardsley Windows are a local family business providing Windows, Doors, Bi-Folding doors, Conservatories and more.

Icebreaker provide a range of quality products aimed at combatting loneliness and an alternative to internet dating!


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Our Associate Sponsorship package is available for sponsorship, to discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact us.


Each of our categories are available for sponsorship and are given equal prominence at the Awards ceremony and in the lead up to the Awards.

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