Nominations open for Hackney’s Youth Sports Awards

The Hackney Youth Sports Awards 2010 will take place on Wednesday 3 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 eight categories - Mayor’s Awards for Services for Sport; Inclusion Award; Young Volunteer of the Year; Coach of the Year; Team of the Year (under 11); Team of the Year (under 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 1 October 2010.

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