Holding out for a hero to celebrate at 2015 awards

WLC Celebrating Sport winners 2014
WLC Celebrating Sport winners 2014

West Lothian Council has launched the 2015 Celebrating Sport Awards to reward excellence in local sports and recognise people for their outstanding achievements.

Residents and clubs are invited to put forward their suggestions for those who have excelled in a range of categories including Young Sports Person of the Year, Senior Sports Person of the Year, Community Coach of the Year, Contribution to School Sport, the William Tevendale Excellence in School Sport and Local Service to Sport.

There are also two new awards, Club of the Year and The Power of Sport: Enterprising Clubs.

Executive councillor for culture and leisure Dave King said: “Celebrating Sport 2015 is a fantastic opportunity to make sure the individuals and clubs who have done the most to boost sporting life in West Lothian over the last year are recognised.

“West Lothian Council recognises the excellent work taking place by everyone who delivers sport in the area.”

For information or to nominate, visit www.activewestlothian.com/active-sports/our-clubs/celebrating-sport-nominations.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, May 1.