Not long left to nominate your sporting star

The deadline for nominating your sporting hero for the 2017 Active Braintree District Sports & Physical Activity Awards is fast approaching and you only have until 5pm on 6th October.

Each year, Braintree District Council organise the awards to highlight,  share and celebrate success and commitment in sporting and physical activity efforts in the Braintree District.

The award categories are:

  • Sports Personality of the Year (sponsored by George Yard)
  • Young Sports Personality of the Year (sponsored by Milbank)
  • Physical activity project of the year/changing lives around physical activity
  • Services to Disability Sport
  • Unsung Hero (Volunteer)
  • Young Community Volunteer (sponsored by Braintree District Council Chairman)
  • Community Club of the Year (sponsored by Fusion)
  • Coach of the Year
  • School or College of the Year (sponsored by Braintree Freeport)
  • Life Time Services Award (sponsored by Braintree & Witham Times)

Nominations can be completed online at or email If you require a paper-copy, contact Braintree District Council who will send you a copy in the post or visit Causeway House to collect a form.

So if you know of a deserving sporting individual, group or volunteer, please consider submitting a nomination before the closing date of 6th October at 5pm.

You can join in on the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #ActiveAwards to find out first who the winners are.