The annual Hyndburn Sports awards will be held in September and nominations are now being put forward.

Nominations are open in eight categories and have to be sent back by August 13. The list of categories are:

  • Young Volunteer of the Year*  (16-24 years olds)
  • Coach of the Year*
  • Club Volunteer Recognition Award
  • Young Official of the Year
  • Rising Star Award* (Under 18)
  • Community Club of the Year*
  • Special Recognition Award*
  • Lifetime Achievement Award*

The awards evening will be held on Friday 24 September at Accrington Town Hall. Leisure in Hyndburn Trust are also looking for clubs/ groups/ individuals to provide short displays as part of the entertainment at the awards evening.

Anyone interested in getting involved or have any images and/or videos that could be displayed throughout the evening to promote your sport/activity please get in touch.

Winners of the starred (*) awards get through to the Lancashire Sports Awards being held on Friday 26 November in Blackpool.

For more information and a nomination form, contact the Sports Development on 01254 380280 / 380286 or email

The Trust are also looking for local sponsors to sponsor each award – give Jane Grantham a call for more information.