West Loth­ian to hon­our sports he­roes

West Lothian Courier - - News -

nom­i­na­tions are wanted for those who have con­trib­uted most to sport­ing life in West Loth­ian in the last year.

West Loth­ian Coun­cil’s Cel­e­brat­ing sport Awards 2017 of­fers an ex­cit­ing op­por­tu­nity to bring the lo­cal sport­ing com­mu­nity into the lime­light.

nom­i­na­tions are now open for the five main cat­e­gories; Coach of the Year, sports Per­son, Club of the Year, Lo­cal ser­vice to sport and Con­tri­bu­tion to school sport. You can sup­port your lo­cal sport­ing he­roes now by vot­ing on­line at www.ac­tivewest­loth­ian.com. the dead­line for sub­mis­sions is Fri­day, oc­to­ber 20. Ex­ec­u­tive coun­cil­lor for cul­ture and leisure Dave King said:“the Cel­e­brat­ing sports Award of­fers an ex­cel­lent op­por­tu­nity to high­light the work of those who have ded­i­cated their time to im­prov­ing sport­ing life in West Loth­ian over the last year. West Loth­ian coun­cil recog­nises the ex­cel­lent work be­ing car­ried out through­out the lo­cal area by vol­un­teers, coaches, ath­letes and clubs. We want to cel­e­brate the out­stand­ing ef­forts, suc­cesses and achieve­ments of coaches, of­fi­cials, ath­letes and vol­un­teers. the Cel­e­brat­ing sport Awards also aims to re­ward those who have al­ready con­trib­uted to en­hanc­ing sport­ing ac­tiv­i­ties in West Loth­ian and en­cour­age oth­ers to get in­volved in the drive to im­prove lives through sport. We would en­cour­age in­di­vid­u­als and clubs to nom­i­nate those who they be­lieve are de­serv­ing of the award.”

the awards will be pre­sented at Lin­lith­gow Burgh Halls on novem­ber 30, 2017.

If you have any fur­ther ques­tions about nom­i­na­tion or about Cel­e­brat­ing sport please con­tact se­nior Ac­tive schools and Com­mu­nity sport Co-or­di­na­tor sheila McEwan at sheila.McEwan@west­loth­ian.gov.uk or on 07810 417205.

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