We are excited to announce our shortlist for the 2020 awards – congratulations to all the finalists. Winners will be announced at our virtual award ceremony on Thursday 12 November, 7pm which you will be able to watch online on this website.
Active Community Award (Sponsored by Let’s Move Lincolnshire)
A group of individuals from any community within Lincolnshire who have teamed up and stepped up in response to the Covid-19 pandemic to support the most vulnerable members of their community, in any way.
- Phoenix Fitness
- Hogsthorpe Good Neighbour Scheme
- North Thoresby Community Support Group
Contribution to Sport & Physical Activity Award (Bishop Grosseteste University)
An individual, group or organisation that has gone above and beyond to continue to provide sport and/or physical activity support to benefit the health and wellbeing of an individual or group of individuals during the lockdown period.
- Mark Larwood (Remarkable Running)
- Debbie, Sue & Sandy (The Manor Rise Fitness Group)
- Matthew Mansey
Volunteer Commitment Award
An individual that has gone out their way and continued to give their own time to support others during lockdown. This may be a volunteer of a sports club who has continued to support their members or someone who may have found themselves with more time due to circumstance and has taken it upon themselves to offer their services voluntarily to support others.
- Matthew Mansey
- David Bonwick
- Will Poole
Inspirational Sportsperson Award (sponsored by SCS Technology Solutions)
An individual who has given their time to support the community and inspire others whilst maintaining their own sporting regimes during lockdown
- Alice Carter
- Tom Hopper
- Nesta Baxter
Workplace Wellbeing Award
A workplace that have continued and/or excelled in their staff wellbeing provision whilst business has been disrupted with either staff furloughed or working from home and unable to come together as a team in a physical way.
- YMCA Lincolnshire
- North Kesteven District Council
- Lincolnshire NHS
An individual or group of individuals who have used Sport and/or Physical Activity to fundraise for a charitable cause. Winner will not be determined by value of money raised, more the journey behind the fundraising and commitment to the cause.
- Steve Norton
- Rob Belt
- Witham Hill Gymnastics Club
Active Change Award (Sponsored by Let’s Move Lincolnshire)
An individual who has used Sport & Physical Activity to make a positive change in their life over the past 12 months
- Mel Brumpton
- Lucy Dawson
- Zak Flack
Active Club Award (Sponsored by Bluecube Telecommunications)
A club who have actively adapted to continue to engage their members following an abrupt stop to all structured sessions and competition. To also include clubs that have utilised their volunteers to support the community in other innovative ways during lockdown
- Skegness and District Running Club
- Lincoln City Foundation
- Lindum Cricket Club
Active School Award
A school that has pro-actively encouraged sport and physical activity for their pupils both remotely, and for those in school settings throughout the pandemic. To also include schools that have gone even further to support their local community during these times.
- Barrowby CE Primary School
- The Queen Elizabeth’s High School PE Department
- LaceyField Academy
Social Media Influencer Award (sponsored by Root Studio)
An individual, group or organisation that has made a positive impact to lives of Lincolnshire residents through the power of social media. Nominations for your own social media profiles will be accepted.
- Thomas Dunning (The Mental Health Runner)
- Michell Gledhill (INJAs in Isolation)
For this award the winner has been chosen by public vote
Community Champion Award
An individual that has gone above and beyond to support their local community during the pandemic, whether that is personal support to an individual/group of individuals or support to benefit the wider community. This can include shopping trips & prescription runs for the vulnerable or befriending for those who have been alone and isolated during lockdown. This category does not have to focus on physical activity, instead this award looks more at the impact on the wider health and wellbeing of the individual or community.
- Andy Marchant (Branston Parish Council Covid-19 Support Group)
- Don Stewart & Diane Burke (Washingborough Community Group)
- Debbie Bollard (Woodhall Spa & Kirkby on Bain Coronavirus Community Support Group)
Key Worker Thank you (Sponsored by One You Lincolnshire)
A special recognition to all key workers that have kept Lincolnshire going in difficult circumstances, to include but not limited to; NHS and Care workers, emergency service personnel, essential retail staff, royal mail workers, local authority staff including those re-deployed for Covid-19 response
Thanks also to our Community Partner Active Nation