Sport Awards Sponsors 2016

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2016 CITY OF WORCESTER SPORT AWARDS

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Sponsored by The Heart of Worcestershire College

Heart of Worcestershire College is a Further and Higher Education College that offers full time and part time courses in a diverse range of specialist subject areas. From courses for school leavers to affordable higher education and professional qualifications, we ensure our training is relevant to significantly improve employability prospects.

We pride ourselves in delivering job related qualifications in high quality environments to enable our students achieve a positive and bright future. Our staff and tutors are experts in their teaching area. They have prior experience in their industry and they provide extensive support and guidance to enable students to succeed and progress onto the next stage of their career journey. We strongly believe in providing students with inspiring work experience and this is possible due to our extensive links with employers.

Award Sponsors

HOWARD PETERS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION

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Sponsored by Turner & Townsend

Turner & Townsend are an independent professional services company specialising in programme management, project management, cost management and consulting across the property, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. With 90 offices in 38 countries, we draw on our extensive global and industry experience to manage risk while maximising value and performance during the construction and operation of our clients’ assets.

SENIOR MALE SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR

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Sponsored by Mercedes Benz of Worcester

The complete Mercedes-Benz experience is delivered by Mercedes-Benz of Worcester as we stock all of the manufacturer’s latest models and offer related aftersales services. Through a team of passionate brand experts we aim to uphold the manufacturer’s reputation for excellence every time you visit us. We’ll listen to your needs and guide you towards the ideal new or used car to meet them, and continue to be there for you whenever you require a service, maintenance or repairs.

SENIOR FEMALE SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR

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Sponsored by Worcester City Council

Worcester City Council provides essential services for over 95,000 residents. Working with the local community we aim to create a prosperous city and to improve the quality of life for everyone. Providing accessible, efficient and best value services are at the heart of everything we do. We are constantly striving to meet the demands and expectations of our citizens and customers.

JUNIOR MALE SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR

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Sponsored by King’s School, Worcester

At King’s we want every student to achieve their potential and even excel.  We firmly believe that success in sporting skills can have a fulfilling and positive effect on school life and beyond.  We are committed to offering the highest coaching standards and in return, expect our students to give their very best in all training sessions and when representing the school.  We have two magnificent sports halls, an indoor swimming pool, an indoor climbing wall, a new, state of the art fitness suite, a superb dance studio and a marvelous array of pitches overlooked by Worcester Cathedral.

JUNIOR FEMALE SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR

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Sponsored by King’s School, Worcester

At King’s we want every student to achieve their potential and even excel.  We firmly believe that success in sporting skills can have a fulfilling and positive effect on school life and beyond.  We are committed to offering the highest coaching standards and in return, expect our students to give their very best in all training sessions and when representing the school.  We have two magnificent sports halls, an indoor swimming pool, an indoor climbing wall, a new, state of the art fitness suite, a superb dance studio and a marvelous array of pitches overlooked by Worcester Cathedral.

COACH OF THE YEAR

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Sponsored by Worcester City Council

Worcester City Council provides essential services for over 95,000 residents. Working with the local community we aim to create a prosperous city and to improve the quality of life for everyone. Providing accessible, efficient and best value services are at the heart of everything we do. We are constantly striving to meet the demands and expectations of our citizens and customers.

YOUNG VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

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Sponsored by Speller Metcalfe

Speller Metcalfe is one of the UK’s leading construction companies working from offices in the Midlands, South West and London.

Named as Contractor of the Year at the 2015 Construction News awards, the award-winning building contractor has key experience in delivering BREEAM, Passivhaus and Building Information Modelling projects across the private and public sectors.

 

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

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Sponsored by GW Lambs

GW Lambs are a local removals and storage company who specialise in; Domestic and commercial removals, household removals, large & small, local and long distance including international. They offer full packing, export packing and an unpacking service with safe and secure storage and archive & containerised facilities.

 

DISABILITY SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR

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Sponsored by Disability Sport Worcester

Disability Sport Worcester specialises in creating and running sporting programmes, events, clubs and activities for children and adults with disabilities. We aim to inspire and encourage our members and help them to achieve their potential. Email: disabilitysportworcs@gmail.com and www.twitter.com/DisSportWorcs and www.facebook.com/DisabilitySportWorcester/

 

JUNIOR TEAM OF THE YEAR

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Sponsored by Mercedes Benz- Worcester

The complete Mercedes-Benz experience is delivered by Mercedes-Benz of Worcester as we stock all of the manufacturer’s latest models and offer related aftersales services. Through a team of passionate brand experts we aim to uphold the manufacturer’s reputation for excellence every time you visit us. We’ll listen to your needs and guide you towards the ideal new or used car to meet them, and continue to be there for you whenever you require a service, maintenance or repairs.

 

CLUB OF THE YEAR

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Sponsored by the Sports Partnership Herefordshire & Worcestershire

The Sport Partnership has been established to be the strategic lead for Sport & Physical Activity across Herefordshire and Worcestershire and our vision is to create a healthier and fitter two counties. A not for profit organisation we are part of a network of County Sport Partnerships across England and we work with the eight local authorities the two public health teams, Sport England, the University of Worcester, National Governing Bodies of Sports (NGBs) and other key organisations.  Our purpose is to lead on the delivery and discovery of sport and physical activity across the two counties.  Facebook – www.facebook.com/morethansporthw and Twitter – @morethansporthw

 

COMMUNITY SPORTS AWARD

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Sponsored by Fortis Living

Fortis Living is a 15,000 home housing association operating in the counties of Worcestershire and Herefordshire.

With a turnover of around £78 million a year, they are one of the largest housing providers in the West Midlands. They are a business with a strong community focus and social purpose. They work closely with customers and stakeholders to make a real difference wherever they can, understand and respond to local needs and to create successful and resilient local communities.

 

AWARD FOR THE BEST EDUCATIONAL SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT

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Sponsored by Action for Children

Action for Children have been commissioned by Worcestershire County Council to deliver Early Help Services for Worcester City Families with a child up to the age of 19.  Early Help offers support advice and guidance to all families within Worcester City working in partnership with families to support children and families early.  We work in partnership with local and national organisations to support local families to achieve positive outcomes. We provide; Childrens Centre services, positive parenting courses, individual family support, adult learning and support within school and community to engage young people with their education and work journey, advice and guidance to young people who are not in education, training or employment supporting them into learning or work.  http://services.actionforchildren.org.uk/worcester-city-early-help/

 

AWARD FOR MOST IMPROVED SCHOOL

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Sponsored by Worcester Warriors

Worcester Warriors are a Premiership Rugby club based at Sixways Stadium in Worcester. Founded in 1871, Warriors have a great history and are coached by former England international Dean Ryan. The Warriors Community Foundation is a key part of the club and looks to build a legacy for sport, education, health and social cohesion. Worcester Warriors and Warriors Community Foundation are very pleased to be sponsoring the Award for Most Improved School.

 

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Sponsored by Perdiswell Young Peoples Leisure Club

Perdiswell Young People’s Leisure Club is a voluntary, charitable organisation whose objectives are to provide educational and leisure time activities and facilities to further the social welfare of young people and support other charitable purposes in the local community. Facebook: www.facebook.com/pyplc

 

HIGHER EDUCATION OR FURTHER EDUCATION SPORT AWARD

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Sponsored by the University of Worcester

One of the UK’s fastest growing universities, the University of Worcester – which celebrates its 70th anniversary next year – has built a strong reputation for harnessing the power of education to make a positive contribution to society. Sport plays a central role in University life, with a range of highly-regarded courses complimented by an equally impressive array of facilities, including the iconic University of Worcester Arena – the UK’s first indoor sports venue designed to be fully accessible to wheelchair athletes, and winner of the Guardian’s ‘Buildings That Inspire’ award for 2015. The University is a global leader in the field of inclusive sport, pioneering new ways of bringing people together and unifying communities through opening up sporting opportunities for all. An exciting new project is also close to fruition – the International Centre for Inclusive Sport –a beacon for the joy of sporting participation.