Nominations open for Hackney Sports Awards 2011

The Hackney Sports Awards 2011 will take place on Wednesday 2 November at the Hackney Empire, and the Council wants you to nominate your local sports people.

The awards recognise the achievements of the borough’s sporting talent who have participated at local, county or national levels in various events over the past year. There will also be awards for volunteering, services to sport and coach of the year.

You can nominate individuals and groups for awards in ten categories:
Mayor’s Awards for Services for Sport; Inclusion Award(sponsored by GLL);Young Volunteer of the Year; Coach or instructor of the Year; Voluntary Services to Sport & Physical Activity; Sports Club the Year; Team of the Year (under 11 & 18); Sports Personality of the Year (under 13); and Sports Personality of the Year (under 21).

Just download a nomination pack from the Council’s website, complete the form and post it to Leisure & Physical Activity Team, Hackney Service Centre, 1 Hillman Street, E8 1DY, by Friday 23 September 2011.

For more information about the awards, including nomination criteria for each category, call: 020 8356 7422; email:; or visit:

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