Swimming legend Foster is special guest at Community Sports Awards

Mark Foster will present the Burnley Community Sports Awards
Mark Foster will present the Burnley Community Sports Awards

Nominations for the 2014 Burnley Community Sports Awards are now open.

Mark Foster, England’s most decorated Olympic male swimmer will be hosting this years’ event.

All shortlisted nominees will be invited to the prestigious awards ceremony to hear the winners announced by Foster, which takes place at Burnley Mechanics Theatre on July 10th.

Categories to nominate in include Club and Coach of the year, Volunteer and young volunteer of the year, School of the year, Rising star, Health Champion, Community award and more.

Councillor John Harbour, Burnley Council’s Executive Member for Leisure and Culture said: “We are pleased to once again have such a prestigious Olympian coming to Burnley to present our annual awards.

“The Awards are a great opportunity to celebrate the people of Burnley who really make a difference in the sporting community, who encourage others to fulfill their potential, and who promote sport in all they do.”

Nominations can be made online at www.burnley.gov.uk/sportsawards or by calling 01282 425011 ext. 3252.