Returning for its 19th year The Greater Manchester Sports Awards continue to recognise the incredible achievements and dedication towards physical activity and sport across the County.
The 10 boroughs of Greater Manchester hold their own awards and the winners from eight categories are invited to the Greater Manchester event but this year will see two awards presented at Greater Manchester level only.
These two awards are;
The finalists for these awards will join the local finalists from the other eight categories (changing lifestyle, club of the year, young sports achiever of the year, unsung hero, volunteer of the year, school commitment to PE and sport award, workforce advocate and initiative of the year) at the prestigious event on Friday 15th November where there will be a guest speaker, a 3 course meal and a celebration of the work taking place across our County.
Nominations for both these awards have opened this morning (1st August) and will close at 5pm on Wednesday 18th September.
To nominate for the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Award visit https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/8D5BKRS.
To nominate for the Active Workplace Award visit https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LRXWPBM.
The short video below highlights the winners of the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Award 2018 – The Greater Manchester Ability Counts League. The League is a volunteer-run multi-impairment football league for all ages, genders and abilities. With over 50 teams from across Greater Manchester and the North West, the league provides the opportunity for disabled footballers to get active and socialise, where many would not do otherwise.
More adults than ever before are moving according to the latest Active Lives release from Sport England. Greater Manchester is also closing the inequalities gaps with the inactivity gender, socio-economic, disability and age gaps all seeing reductions
The Keep on Keep Up app has been developed released for free to help reduce the high risk of falls and physical decline in older people self-isolating during the COVID-19 Lockdown.