Monday, 29 August 2011

Nominate your local sports star for the 2011 Northampton Sports Awards

Do you have a sports man or woman who will go the extra mile? A young leader of a sports group that has shone out from the rest of the crowd? Or a volunteer who shows commitment and enthusiasm for grass root sports?

If so we want to hear from you…

The search is on for Northampton’s sports stars of the year as Northampton Leisure Trust opens its nominations for the Sports Awards 2011.

The awards, which are now in their third year, showcase the hard work, dedication and sporting successes of individuals and teams in the town.

You can vote for:

· Community club of the year
· Team of the year
· Coach of the year
· Volunteer of the year
· Young sportsman of the year
· Young sportswoman of the year
· Young leader of the year
· Get Active 2011
· Disabled sports achiever
· Local sportsman of the year
· Local sportswoman of the year
· Sports school of the year
· Long time contribution to sport

The closing date for 
nominations is 12pm on Friday 9 September.

The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 
Thursday 13 October, St George's Hall.

The winners of this round will be entered into the county awards.
Managing Director of Northampton Leisure Trust, Ian Redfern said: "This is the third year that we have run the Sports Awards and do so to recognise and reward the wealth of sporting talent and those who contribute to supporting grass roots sports in Northampton.

"This is a fantastic opportunity to recognise our many excellent sportsmen and sportswomen, so lets get voting for the talent of the town and put Northampton on the map.”

Nomination forms are available from the Leisure Trust sports development team by calling Northampton 837704, emailing or logging on to

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