Nominate Carmarthenshire’s sporting stars
Across Carmarthenshire there is an abundance of sporting talent aided by coaches and volunteers.
Every year, the county council’s Sports Personality Awards recognise their achievements and celebrate their success.
The deadline is fast approaching for nominations for the sporting stars of 2016 who will be honoured in a glittering ceremony taking place in Ffwrnes Theatre on Friday, February 3
Categories include Sports Personality, Young Sportsman and sportswoman, Disabled Sportsman and sportswoman, Sports Coach, Sports Volunteer, Young Volunteer, Team of the year, Young Team of the year, Community Sport Coach and High Performance Coach, Outstanding Services to Sport and Sporting Hall of Fame.
The awards, now in its 19th year, are organised by the council’s sports and leisure team and recognise the achievements of athletes, coaches and volunteers across Carmarthenshire.
Executive board member for regeneration and leisure, Cllr Meryl Gravell said: “We have an abundance of sporting stars in Carmarthenshire, not just the athletes who achieve success in their chosen fields, but those who provide the vital support and help they need, such as the coaches and volunteers.
“We want to give them the recognition they deserve, please nominate someone you know who is making a difference to sport in Carmarthenshire.”
Main sponsor for this year is the Owens Group, other sponsors are welcomed.
Can YOU Help?… we have a small favour to ask. More people are reading the West Wales Chronicle than ever but advertising revenues across the media are falling fast. And unlike many news organisations, we haven’t put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as open as we can. So you can see why we need to ask for your help. The West Wales Chronicle’s independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our perspective matters – because it might well be your perspective, too.
If everyone who reads our reporting, who likes it, helps fund it, our future would be much more secure. For as little as £1, you can support the Chronicle – and it only takes a minute. Thank you.