Rising stars and loyal servants celebrated at Burnley Community Sports Awards

Grassroots sporting heroes and clubs were once again celebrated at the Burnley Community Sports Awards 2019.

Thursday, 25th July 2019, 4:39 pm
Club of the Year: Burnley Athletic Club. Pic: Andy Ford Photography

Three-times Olympic javelin medallist Steve Backley presented the prizes on a glittering night at the Burnley Mechanics to the people and clubs in recognition of their work promoting and encouraging sport in the town.

Community Project of the Year: Junior Parkrun. Pic: Andy Ford Photography
Primary School of the Year: St James' Lanehead. Pic: Andy Ford Photography
Services to Under Represented Groups: Girls Up and Active. Pic: Andy Ford Photography
Young Achiever Award: Alyssa Bristow. Pic: Andy Ford Photography
Volunteer of the Year: Ajay Robbie Lord. Pic: Andy Ford Photography
Coach of the Year: Simon Finnan of Burnley Rugby Club. Pic: Andy Ford Photography