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Thet summer Hammersmith & Fulham Council is hosting its second Community Sports Awards - an event which celebrates the achievements of local athletes, coaches, volunteers, clubs and organisations, and aims to raise the profile of those who have made outstanding contributions to sport and physical activity in the local community.

Hammersmith & Fulham has a tradition of being a great sporting borough, hosting three football clubs with top flight pedigree, a tennis club who provide " the best grass courts in the world" according to top professionals, and the borough was recently named as London’s sportiest by Sport England.

Lyn Carpenter, Director of Resident’s Services, says: "Sport can act as a vehicle for health improvement, social inclusion, and strengthening relationships in the community, however this could not happen without the dedication and hard work of local residents. If you know of an individual or organisation who you think has made a difference to sport in Hammersmith & Fulham, this is your chance to get them recognised."

Here are the Award Categories:

Junior Club of the Year 
Senior Club of the Year  
Sports Award for a Youth Engagement Project  
Young Volunteer of the Year 
Senior Volunteer of the Year 
Coach / Community Instructor of the Year 
Young Sports Person of the Year 
Senior Sports Person of the Year  
Inclusive and Active Sports Award  
Outstanding Contribution to Sport / Physical Activity by an Individual

A full explanation of those categories and who they apply to can be found here.

Nomination forms can be downloaded here.

Completed nominations can be emailed to:

or sent to:

Sports Development 
1st Floor 
77 Glenthorne Road 
Hammersmith W6 0LJ

For further information call Sports Development on: 020 8753 3838

The winners will be presented with their awards at a ceremony held in Chelsea Football Club on Thursday July 7.



June 3, 2011