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Press Release

Active Brentwood Sports and Health Awards 2017

Date: 12 September 2017

Nominations are open for the Active Brentwood Sports Awards 2017 to recognise the achievements and work by local sports people.

The awards will highlight Brentwood’s unsung heroes and local sporting talent as well as the people, groups and organisations that work behind the scenes to provide opportunities for people in the Borough to take part and promote physical activity. Those awarded will have displayed a dedication to enhancing sport and physical activity across Brentwood.

Brentwood Health and Wellbeing Board Chair, Councillor Olivia Sanders, said: “These awards highlight the contributions people in our community make to sport and physical activity in our Borough.

This is your opportunity to nominate your sporting heroes from volunteers, to coaches, athletes or schools, clubs and organisations. They could be established, a new club or team, or someone who has developed or improved over the past year.”

To nominate someone, please visit: http://www.brentwood.gov.uk/index.php?cid=2118. The people being nominated must live in the Borough of Brentwood or be involved in or a member of a local club.

Closing date for nominations is Thursday 12th October. Those candidates who are shortlisted for awards will be contacted by 20th October and invited to the Awards Ceremony in November.

If you have any queries regarding the nomination process please contact Jo Grant on 01277 312692.

-ENDS-

Notes to editors:

The award categories are:

  • Active Workplace of the Year
  • Changing Lives through Sport and Physical Activity/ Health initiatives
  • Coach of the Year
  • Community Club of the Year
  • Education Champion of the Year
  • Services to Disability (PAN) Sport
  • Sports Personality of the Year
  • Unsung Hero (volunteer of the year)
  • Young Sports Personality of the Year
  • Young Volunteer (U18)

Media Contact: Safira Ali

Tel: 01277 312895

Email: safira.ali@brentwood.gov.uk