Surrey Heath Sports Awards 2017 Shortlists Announce

Surrey Heath Borough Council announce the shortlists for their 2017 Sports Awards.

The shortlists for the Surrey Heath Sports Awards 2017 have been revealed.

The awards are the perfect opportunity to recognise and reward talented local athletes, coaches, volunteers, teams and clubs for their outstanding commitment and achievements in sport over the past 12 months.

Following a fantastic year of sport in Surrey Heath, dozens of nominations were received, up nearly a third on last year.

Organised by Surrey Heath Borough Council, the awards will celebrate the best in local sporting achievement with a special ceremony at Camberley Theatre on 23 October, where the winners will be announced.

This year’s shortlists for a range of individual, team and club awards are:

Camberley Theatre Young Sports Team of the Year

  • Camberley RFC U14 Squad
  • Chobham Cricket Club U11
  • Surrey Heath Wasps Netball Team

Eagle Radio Sports Team of the Year

  • Camberley & Farnborough Hockey Club Ladies 1st XI
  • Camberley Bowling Club
  • Chobham Community Rugby

Specsavers Sports Club of the Year

  • Bagshot Tennis Club
  • Windle Valley Runners
  • Chobham RFC

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Nominate your person for Surrey Heath Sports Awards

Surrey Heath Borough Council announce opening of nomination for their 2017 Sports Awards

It’s been another fantastic year of sport in Surrey Heath, and nominations are now open for the annual borough Sports Awards.

It’s the perfect opportunity to recognise and reward talented local athletes, coaches, volunteers, teams and clubs for their outstanding commitment and achievements in sport over the past 12 months.

Nominations for a range of individual, team and club awards are open now – award categories include:

  • Young Sports Team of the Year
  • Sports Team of the Year
  • Club of the Year
  • Young Volunteer of the Year
  • Disability Sport Award
  • Coach of the Year
  • Young Sports Personality of the Year
  • Sports Personality of the Year
  • Outstanding Service to Sport

The deadline for nominations is 31 August, with the winners announced at a ceremony held at Camberley Theatre on 23 October.

Last year’s winners included Team GB rugby sevens star Phil Burgess as Sports Personality of the Year, and Club of the Year Swifts Juniors Badminton Club.

All the winners in the Surrey Heath Sports Awards are automatically entered into the Surrey Sports Awards. Last year, two Surrey Heath winners – Pedro Lemos (Coach of the Year) and Penny Froude (Disability Sports Award) – went on to triumph at the county-wide event.

For more information, including award criteria and to make a nomination, visit www.surreyheath.gov.uk/sportsawardsThe nomination form is quick and easy to complete.

Surrey Heath Sports Awards 2016 winners

Surrey Heath Borough Council released this report yesterday,

The Surrey Heath Sports Awards celebrated the best in local sporting achievement with a special ceremony at Camberley Theatre on Monday.

Organised by Surrey Heath Borough Council, the awards honour people from across the borough who have excelled in their sport, exceeded personal targets or made a meaningful impact on the local community.

The awards were attended by around 350 members of the local sporting community and selected VIPs including the Mayor of Surrey Heath Cllr John Winterton, and Team GB Olympians Phil Burgess (rugby sevens) and Ashley McKenzie (judo).

The evening is one of the most anticipated events in the borough calendar as a chance to celebrate the achievements of local athletes, clubs, coaches and volunteers.

Nominations from the public received over the summer were whittled down to a shortlist of just three finalists per category before winners were selected by the Surrey Heath Sports Council.

Award Winners:
Coach of the Year – Pedro Lemos
Club of the Year – Swifts Juniors
Disability Sports Award – Penny Froude
Outstanding Service – Christine Thompson
Sports Personality – Phil Burgess
Surrey Youth Games ‘Performance of the Games’ – Ellen D’Arcy
Surrey Youth Games ‘Coach of the Games’ – Chris Pratt
Sports Team of the Year – Camberley Rugby Club Men’s First XV
Young Sports Personality – Zayna Gallacher
Young Sports Team – Camberley Town U13 Boys
Young Volunteer – Phoenix Govey-Gray

Portfolio Holder for Business Cllr Craig Fennell, said, “This has been another fantastic year for sport in the borough with Olympic and Paralympic medals for athletes with local connections, and excellent performances and participation levels from Surrey Heath clubs at all levels. These awards are a great opportunity to celebrate this, and encourage future success.”

The winners of the Sports Awards will automatically be entered into the county-wide Surrey Sports Awards, which are held in December. Special thanks to our generous sponsors: Specsavers, Places for People, Surrey Playing Fields, Active Surrey, Complete Coaching, 96.4 Eagle Radio, Eight Wealth Management, The Massage Company and Legacy Clothing

Nominate for 2016 Surrey Heath Sports Awards

Now a regular event in the Surrey Heath calendar, Surrey Heath Borough Council announce their request for sporting award nominations,

Camberley Rugby U13 boys - Young Sports Team winners 2015With another year of sporting events and achievements under our belts, nominations are invited for the annual Surrey Heath Sports Awards.

The awards provide a fantastic opportunity to recognise and reward talented local athletes, coaches and volunteers, as well as teams and clubs for their outstanding commitment and success in sport during the past 12 months.

Nominations for a range of awards are open now in nine different categories and close on 31 August.

Award categories include:

  • Young Sports Team of the Year
  • Sports Team of the Year
  • Club of the Year
  • Young Volunteer of the Year
  • Disability Sport Award
  • Coach of the Year
  • Young Sports Personality of the Year
  • Sports Personality of the Year
  • Outstanding Service to Sport

Winners will be announced at a ceremony held at Camberley Theatre in October. For more information including award criteria and to make a nomination, please visit www.surreyheath.gov.uk/sportsawards

Reward those who make sport happen in Surrey Heath and make a nomination today!

Awards celebrate the best in local sporting achievement

In Surrey Heath Council’s press release are names of the winners of the 2014 Surrey Heath Sports Awards

Surrey Heath Sports AwardsThe Surrey Heath Sports Awards celebrated the best in local sporting achievement on Sunday 19 October at an invite-only ceremony at Camberley Theatre.

Organised by Surrey Heath Borough Council, the awards honour people from all over the borough who have excelled in sports including football, basketball, judo and cricket.

The evening is one of the most anticipated events in the borough calendar as a chance to celebrate the achievements of local athletes, clubs, coaches and volunteers. Nominations were open to the public for two months between July and August.

Owen Livesey [centre] winner of Surrey Heath Sports Personality 2014The awards were attended by around 350 members of the local sporting community and selected VIPs including the Mayor of Surrey Heath Cllr Bob Paton.

Cllr Craig Fennell, portfolio holder for Business said, “This year has been a stellar year for sport in the borough with gold medals for Camberley Judo Club at the Commonwealth Games and Camberley hosting Stage 7 of the Tour of Britain. The awards have been a great chance to enjoy and reflect on our achievements and look to further successes in the future.”

The winners of the Sports Awards, who ranged in age from as young as eight through to their seventies, will automatically be entered into the county-wide Surrey Sports Awards which are held in December.

The list of winners:

  • Young Sports Team of the Year (sponsored by Arena Leisure Centre) Camberley Cricket Club U9
  • Sports Team of the Year (sponsored by Specsavers) Heatherside Galaxy
  • Sports Club of the Year (sponsored by Accent Peerless) R-U-Able-2
  • Disability Sports Award (sponsored by Basepoint) Gary Dunford
  • Young Volunteer of the Year (sponsored by Surrey Playing Fields) Megan Cowlard
  • Surrey Youth Games, Performance of the Games: Ellie Kirby Surrey Youth Games, Volunteer of the Games: Mandy Pack
  • Coach of the Year (sponsored by Active Surrey) Pete Collins, Deepcut Community FC
  • Young Sports Personality of the Year (sponsored by Specsavers) Jade Blackburn, England U16 Basketball
  • Sports Personality of the Year (sponsored by Specsavers) Owen Livesey, Camberley Judo Club
  • Outstanding Service to Sport (sponsored by Specsavers) Reg Rapley, Windlesham Bowls Club

For photos and videos of the event please go to www.surreyheath.gov.uk/sportsawards

With special thanks to our sponsors, Specsavers, Accent, Basepoint, Surrey Playing Fields, Active Surrey and the Arena Leisure Centre.

Get your votes by August 31st for Surrey Heath’s sporting stars of 2014

Surrey Heath Borough Council has announced that voting has opened for the Surrey Heath’s 2014 Sports Awards,

“2014 has proved to be another great year of sport in Surrey Heath.

The Surrey Youth Games saw 150 youngsters from the borough take part in a range of sports, scooping gold in Badminton, Hockey and Judo.

Meanwhile Camberley Judo Club dominated the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last month where Ashley McKenzie, Danny Williams, and Owen Livesey all won Gold Medals for England.

On Saturday 13 September, Camberley will host the start of Stage 7 of the Tour of Britain; the UK’s biggest free to attend sporting event.

There really is no better time to celebrate the achievements of the sporting stars of Surrey Heath and nominations are now open for the Surrey Heath Sports Awards.

The awards, which take place on 19 October, recognise and honour talented athletes, teams, clubs, coaches and volunteers from all over the borough.

Surrey Heath Borough Council who organise the awards is asking people to nominate their sporting stars in nine different categories including Sports Team of the Year, Young Sports Personality and Outstanding Service to Sport.

Nominations can be made online at www.surreyheath.gov.uk/sportsaward and must be received by Sunday 31 August.

Winners of the local awards are automatically eligible for the prestigious Surrey Sports Awards later in the year.

The Surrey Heath Sports Awards will be held at a special invite only ceremony at Camberley Theatre on 19 October but you can follow the awards on twitter by using the hash tag #SHSA2014″

Vote Now for  your favourite in each of these categories:

  • Sports Personality of the Year
  • Young Sports Personality of the Year
  • Club of the Year
  • Active Surrey Coach of the Year
  • Sports Team of the Year
  • Young Sports Team of the Year
  • Disability Sports Award
  • Young Volunteer of the Year
  • Outstanding Service to Sport