PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Burnley Community Sports Awards 2013

Our photographer Ben Parsons has captured the triumphs and pride from last night’s Burley Community Sports Awards ceremony.

Rising stars and volunteers of grass-roots sport in Burnley were lauded at the event at a packed Mechanics Theatre.

BURNLEY COMMUNITY SPORTS AWARDS: Burnley Wood Youth and Community Group.'Photo Ben Parsons

BURNLEY COMMUNITY SPORTS AWARDS: Burnley Wood Youth and Community Group.'Photo Ben Parsons

Olympic athlete Derek Redmond was guest of honour at the ceremony and regaled the audience with his inspiring words.

For a full list of winners and their stories, see Tuesday’s Express.