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.
Returning for its second year, the award recognises an individual or organisation who is showing outstanding commitment to Greater Manchester Moving to increase activity across our county
Research released today by Sport England shows that those doing at least 30 minutes of activity a week in Greater Manchester is at it's highest since the Active Lives survey began.