Nominate your local sporting hero

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It is time to nominate your local sporting hero! Nottinghamshire County Council and Sport Nottinghamshire are seeking nominations for the 23rd annual Nottinghamshire Sports Awards.

Nominations have opened for the annual awards which seek to recognise achievements at both a grassroots level and in professional sport across the county in recent months.

The awards will be presented during a ceremony on Wednesday February 4 at the Nottingham Conference Centre with more than 400 invited guests expected to attend the event. In total, 14 categories are open for nominations from individuals or clubs. Five categories are dedicated to recognising the talents and achievements of young people. The full list of categories is: Junior Team, Junior Volunteer, Junior Disabled Sportsperson, Junior Sportsperson, Young Coach, Team, Volunteer, Disabled Sportsperson, Sportsperson, Performance Coach, Community Coach, Club, Sporting School of the Year. The final category is the Roll of Honour which recognises Nottinghamshire residents who have devoted their lives to sport in the county. The closing date for nominations is Sunday 30 November. For more details and to make a nomination, please visit the Nottinghamshire County Council website www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/sport.