All four of Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenants of Yorkshire will come together later this month to pay tribute to 17 of the region’s most forces-friendly employers.
The organisations will each be honoured with a prestigious Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award for their efforts in supporting serving regular and reserve soldiers and cadet force adult volunteers as well as veterans and their families.
Joining them at the virtual ceremony will be representatives of the region’s Armed Forces as well as the Reserve Forces and Cadets Association for Yorkshire and the Humber, which organises the event.
The awards will take place on Monday 28 September with certificates personally delivered to recipients the week beforehand.
The Silver Award-winning organisations are:
South Yorkshire Police
Adler & Allan
Associated British Ports Humber
Askham Bryan College
Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Trust
Hambleton District Council
Rotherham & South Humber NHS Trust
Scarborough Borough Council
Wakfield District Council.