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Reward your Mansfield sporting heroes

Posted onPosted on 21st Oct
Reward your Mansfield sporting heroes

There is still time to nominate your unsung sporting heroes in the Mansfield Sports Recognition Awards 2015.

Mansfield District Council, in association with the Armchair Club and the Chad, is seeking nominations in ten categories before the deadline of Friday 13 November.

Nominations are sought for achievements between 1 November 2014 and 31 October 2015 in the following categories:

Junior team of the year
Junior sportsperson of the year
Junior sports leader of the year
Junior disabled sportsperson of the year
Club of the year
Disabled sportsperson of the year
Sportsperson of the year
Coach of the year
Team of the year
Volunteer of the year (this also includes referees, officials, administrators etc)

All nominees will be rewarded at a ceremony on Monday 7 December at John Fretwell Sporting Complex, Sookholme, Mansfield, from 7pm to 9pm.

​Cllr Andrew Tristram, Portfolio Holder for the Environment at Mansfield District Council, said: “We already know Mansfield district has a wealth of sporting talent but it is important to ensure our unsung heroes receive the recognition that they deserve. The awards are a fantastic way of celebrating the achievements of individuals and clubs, whose commitment and effort are a source of inspiration to many.”

​You can complete the nomination form online at Entry forms are available from sports clubs and leisure centres. Nominees must either live or pursue their sport within Mansfield district.

For further information or tickets to the awards ceremony, contact Sports Development Officer Shaun Hird on 01623 463371 or [email protected]