Burnley Community Sports Awards 2013

Rising stars and the tireless volunteers of grass-roots sport in Burnley were lauded at the annual Community Sports Awards.

Olympic athlete Derek Redmond was the guest of honour at the ceremony held at a packed Burnley Mechanics Theatre where he regaled the audience with his inspiring words.

BURNLEY COMMUNITY SPORTS AWARDS: Derek Redmond.'Photo Ben Parsons

BURNLEY COMMUNITY SPORTS AWARDS: Derek Redmond.'Photo Ben Parsons

The Burnley Express was there to capture the event in words, pictures and video. For a full list of winners, see Tuesday’s Express.