209Time is running out for Hambleton residents to nominate the district’s top sporting heroes for an award.

The Hambleton Sports Awards recognise and support sports performers, coaches and volunteers for their contribution to sport and the recognition they bring to the district.

Awards will be presented in nine categories this autumn for:

Junior Sportsperson of the Year

Sportsperson of the Year (18+)

Disabled Sportsperson of the Year

Team of the Year

Coach of the Year

Lifetime Achievement Award

And new for this year

Community Sports Project of the Year – for community sports projects which have helped to increase participation in sport in their local communities

School Sporting Achievement Award – for schools which have excelled in PE and Sport by offering a wide range of sporting activities

Outstanding Voluntary Contribution to sport for over 25 years

Nominations can be made by completing the online nomination form at www.hambleton.gov.uk/sportsawards or by requesting an application form from 01609 767202 or 767203.    Deadline for applications is 30 September, 2015