WHARFEDALE and Aireborough residents are being invited to support this year’s Candlelighters Awards.

The event, which sees the achievement of the children’s cancer charity’s top volunteers recognised, takes place at New Dock Hall, Leeds from 6:30pm on Friday, September 13.

The award categories include Young Fundraiser of the Year and Company of the Year and the event is being staged for Candlelighters by ICF Next, free of charge. The individual awards are also each being sponsored by a different company.

A Candlelighters spokesman said: “A huge thank you to everyone who supports the charity, our wonderful sponsors and all who took the time to submit nominations.” Tickets for the night, which includes a three course meal and dancing, can be purchased by calling (0113) 322 9283 or visiting https://www.candlelighters.org.uk/ .