Nominate Your Local Sporting Hero

Vote now for the 2015 Active Wandsworth Sports Awards

Nominations for the 2015 Active Wandsworth Awards are now open. The annual awards, now in its 19th year, recognises and rewards talent in the local sporting community.

Delivered by Enable Leisure and Culture on behalf of Wandsworth Council, the awards celebrate the past year’s exceptional sporting achievements in all its forms across 11 categories.

People who know a talented sportsperson, a successful team or club, a dedicated coach or a committed volunteer, are encouraged to nominate. 

Nominations can be made online at  and need to be made before the deadline on Friday 8 January, 2016.

Above: Last year's Active Wandsworth Sports Awards

Wandsworth Council’s sport and leisure spokesman, Cllr Jonathan Cook, said, “Sports bring people together, keeps us healthy and teach our young people valuable lessons about discipline, team work and rising to a challenge. These awards are about recognising local people who have made a special contribution to this important part of community life here in Wandsworth."

Paul McCue, Managing Director of Enable Leisure and Culture said, “This is a great way to credit talented local sports people for their efforts – I would encourage people to put a name forward.” 

First held in 1996, the annual event is a culmination of the sporting year for the Wandsworth community, which includes outstanding performances in many sporting arenas. This year’s awards ceremony will be hosted by Sky Sports news presenter, David Garrido, on Thursday 11 February 2016.

* Wandsworth Council’s leisure and culture services are managed by Enable Leisure and Culture, a public service mutual organisation.

November 17, 2015