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Nominate your local sporting and culture heroes
- 16 May 2016
The borough of Rochdale is once again getting ready to recognise and celebrate its own local sporting and culture heroes! If you know a 'Person', 'Club' or 'Organisation' that has made a difference through sport and culture in your neighbourhood or community, then make sure you nominate them for the Rochdale Borough Sports and Culture Awards 2015-16.
The Sports Award Categories for nomination are:
- Sports Achiever of the Year
- Unsung Hero
- Changing Lifestyles Recognition of the Year
- Volunteer of the Year
- Coach of the Year
- Disabled Sports Achiever of the Year
- Club of the Year
The Culture Award Categories for nomination are:
- Cultural Event of the Year
- Artist of the Year
- Community and Education Project Award
- Facilitator of the Year
- Culture and Health Award
- Cultural Champion Award
- Young Creative Award
Nominations should cover achievements during the period September 2015 to June 2016. The criteria is set on the quality of the nomination and not the number of nominations each individual gets. Individuals, clubs and organisation can nominate themselves. All you have to do is visit www.link4life.org/awards and follow the instructions on how to nominate. Closing date for ALL nominations is Sunday 26 June 2016.
Speaking about the Awards Ceremony, Darren Grice - Head of Culture, Health and Participation at Link4Life said: "The Rochdale Sports and Culture Awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the creative and sporting talent in the Borough. We want to shine a light on the creativity and determination of individuals, groups and organisations making a real difference in Rochdale. This year we are also inviting local businesses to get involved and sponsor the awards. Recruitment Solutions North West, Pelican Rouge and Debit Finance Collections have already pledged their support; other businesses interested in joining them should get in touch with us at email@example.com."
All nominees and winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony at Middleton Arena on Thursday 22 September 2016.