Over 200 people enjoyed the sixth annual Epsom & Ewell Sports Awards that were held on Tuesday 04 October at Epsom Downs Racecourse. With 151 nominations this year, Epsom & Ewell were the Borough that received the highest number of nominations overall across Surrey.
The awards are organised by Epsom & Ewell Borough Council in partnership with the Epsom & Ewell Sports and Leisure Council and showcase the Borough's talented athletes, hard-working coaches, committed volunteers and pro-active sports clubs.
Present at the Awards were the Mayor of Epsom & Ewell Councillor George Crawford QPM and Mayoress Mrs Jackie Hennings including GLL Sport Foundation funded athletes from Epsom & Ewell who received certificates in recognition of their achievements.
Speaking at the event, Councillor Barry Nash, Chairman of the Community and Wellbeing Committee said, “The Awards recognise and reward Epsom & Ewell’s sporting success over the past 12 months. Everyone nominated for an award should feel extremely proud to be shortlisted. It is a fantastic achievement and you are all a credit to our Borough. Congratulations!”
Epsom Downs Racecourse was headline sponsor of the event and the event was also supported by Specsavers. Each individual award was sponsored by a local organisation or business. The 10 winners on the night were:
All local winners will go through to the assessment panel for the Surrey Sports Awards 2016, providing they meet the county nomination criteria. The short-list for the county awards ceremony is announced in November, showcasing the very best of sporting talent and dedication in Surrey
Local sports awards are run in borough and districts across Surrey every year to recognise and celebrate the wealth of local sporting talent and success over the last 12 months. For more information visit http://surreysportsawards.activesurrey.com/
For more information on the Epsom & Ewell Sports Awards visit
or contact the Council's Leisure Developments Team on 01372 732000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pictures: with thanks to Nik Bartrum Photography
Photos: Please find attached pics of some of the winners of the Epsom & Ewell Sports Awards 2016. If you are using the attached pics, please credit them to.
For more information on the Epsom & Ewell Sports Awards visit www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk/sportsawards
For more information on the Surrey Sports Awards visit http://surreysportsawards.activesurrey.com/
The GLL Sport foundation supports athletes both locally and nationally. For more information visit http://www.gllsportfoundation.org/
Information from: Epsom & Ewell Borough Council