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Entries wanted for New Forest Sports Awards

volunteering walking for health New Forest District Council is calling for local sports clubs, teams and individuals to enter this year's New Forest Sports Awards, by 14 January. 

The annual awards shine a light on local talent as well as groups that encourage community participation in an active lifestyle, in 11 categories from Junior Sports Person to the Making a Difference award.  

Jamie Burton, Physical Activity and Partnership Manager said "We partner with the New Forest Sports Council to publicly reward and recognise commitment, achievement and excellence across sports and physical activity in the district. The awards recognise coaches, officials and volunteers who work tirelessly at clubs.

"I would urge anyone who knows of someone who is deserving of being rewarded for their efforts, to please nominate them for an award."

The Outstanding Achievement Award recognises inspirational endeavour of an individual or group who has achieved in sport and physical activity against the odds and used the power of sport to benefit the community.

The deadline for nominations is Monday 14 January 2019. The Sports Awards Evening and Sports Council AGM will be held at the Balmer Lawn Hotel in early 2019. The nomination forms can be filled in online or downloaded from

The categories are:

Junior Sports Person of the Year

Senior Sports Person of the Year

Club of the Year

Coach of the Year

Official of the Year

Making a Difference Award

Active Workplace Award

Service to Sport Award

Team of the Year

Outstanding Achievement Award

Volunteer of the Year

Updated: 21 Dec 2018
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