THE Berkshire Active Partnership has announced the opening of nominations for the eighth annual Get Berkshire Active Awards.

With 12 awards on offer, nominations are open until Thursday 28th November, with winners announced at Hilton Hotel in Reading on Friday 28th February 2020.

The awards are an amazing opportunity for people, clubs and organisations to be recognised and celebrated 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 to make sport and physical activity happen.

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

To highlight our work with young people this year, Get Berkshire Active have announced a new Young Volunteer of the Year award to recognise the new generation who support events and help make Berkshire more active.

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”.

The award categories are: Sports Personality of the Year, Junior Sports Personality of the Year, Active Workplace of the Year, Physical Activity for Health Award, (Adult) Volunteer of the Year, Coach of the Year, Community Club of the Year, Youth Engagement Project of the Year, Young Volunteer of the Year, Active School (Primary and Secondary) Award, Team Performance of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award.

To submit your nominations go to the Get Berkshire Active website at today.