BERKSHIRE’s County Sport Partnership have announced the opening of nominations for the 2018 Get Berkshire Active awards.

With 12 awards on offer, nominations are open until Friday, December 1, with winners announced at Hilton Hotel, Reading on February 15, 2019.

The Get Berkshire Active Awards offer local people, clubs and organisations the opportunity to be recognised for their achievements and commitment to sport and physical activity at all levels.

The event celebrates excellence in sport as well as applauding the unseen work that goes on behind the scenes by countless coaches, volunteers and administrators.

There are also awards for schools, community groups and workplaces who put physical activity and wellbeing at the forefront.

Brett Nicholls, CEO of Get Berkshire Active, said “This is a special evening to say thank you to lots of brilliant people who give so much of their time to ensure sport and physical activity is available to everyone.”

l The 2018 Get Berkshire Active award categories are: 1. Sports Personality of the Year sponsored by Technogym UK Ltd.

2. Junior Sports Personality of the Year sponsored by Reading Football Club Community Foundation.

3. Active Workplace of the Year- available to sponsor.

4. Physical Activity for Health Award - available to sponsor.

5. Volunteer of the Year - available to sponsor.

6. Coach of the Year sponsored by Field Seymour Parkes LLP.

7. Community Club of the Year sponsored by Berkshire Unitary Authorities.

8. Youth Engagement Project of the Year - available to sponsor.

9. Active Primary School Award sponsored by Phoenix Sporting Goods.

10. Active Secondary School Award sponsored by Everyone Active.

11. Team Performance of the Year - available to sponsor.

12. Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by Michael Burbridge Ltd.

Three award categories will be decided by public vote.

Active Primary School Award, Active Secondary School Awards and Community Club of the Year will be shortlisted down to a final three, and then the public will have their chance to vote for who they think is most deserving.

The awards are open to anybody who has a role in sport and physical activity and nominations are welcomed through the online nomination form.

For more information go to For sponsorship opportunities email