Broxtowe sporting heroes to be honoured at awards night

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BBC Radio Nottingham’s Colin Fray will join local people to honour sporting heroes from across Broxtowe Borough on Sunday as the Broxtowe Sport Review takes place at the East Midlands Conference Centre.

The evening will recognise local people from the Borough of Broxtowe who dedicate their time and efforts to local sport.

Every day hundreds of people dedicate their time to sport through volunteering, coaching or participating in a variety of activities and the evening promises to celebrate their achievements in style.

There are eight award categories, including:

Sports Person of the Year (18 years and over)

Young Sport Person of the Year (Under 18 years)

Disabled Sports Person of the Year (Learning, sensory or physical disability)

Volunteer of the Year (Coach, official or parent, 18 years and over)

Young Volunteer of the Year (Coach, official or sibling, under 18 years)

Team of the Year (Age group or school team)

Club of the Year (Junior, adult or mixed club)

More than Sport Award - An award for a special person or group who have really made a different, open to everyone in Broxtowe.

Previous winners include Paralympic Fencer Simon Wilson, Beeston Hockey Club and Attenborough Cricket Club.

As well as the prestigious award ceremony, entertainment will be provided by ‘Team Elite Kickboxing’ from Beeston, Glastonbury 2015 performer ‘Keelan Phillips from ‘StyleBicycle’ and ‘Unity East Midlands’, a dance academy from Kimberley.

Winners will be announced on the night and tweeted live at the event on Broxtowe Borough Council’s Twitter page @broxtowebc using #broxtowesportsreview2015 and on Facebook.

Broxtowe Borough Council’s sports development team, Broxtowe Sport, work with a variety of different partners including residents, sports people, coaches, volunteers and clubs to improve the quality and range of sports provision in Broxtowe Borough.

For more information contact Broxtowe Sport on 0115 917 3572 or email sport@broxtowe.gov.uk or find them on Facebook www.facebook.com/broxtowesport