This annual evening of celebration takes place every January and honours local individuals, coaches, volunteers, clubs and schools in recognition of their talent, commitment and hard work in helping people of all ages and abilities access sport and physical activity.

The awards — organised by Wyre Forest District Council — are organised into nine categories:  junior sportsman, junior sportswoman, junior team of the year, coach of the year, senior sportsman, senior sportswoman, disability sportsperson, unsung hero and club of the year.

You can nominate by visiting  or emailing Dale Evans at: to request a nomination form. The closing date is Sunday 9 December 2018.

Shortlisted nominees will be invited to a special ceremony at Kidderminster Town Hall on Tuesday 15 January 2019. The event is sponsored by Kidderminster Town Council but there are also opportunities available to sponsor the awards for just £100 per award. For details of sponsorship packages contact:

Councillor Juliet Smith, Wyre Forest District Council’s Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Community Protection said: “The annual Wyre Forest Sports Awards is a great opportunity for clubs, coaches and sporting people of all ages to get well-deserved recognition for their achievements and celebrate the great work currently going on throughout Wyre Forest.

“If you know someone who is a sporting hero or you want to get involved by sponsoring an award then please contact us.”