The sporting commmunity of Bromsgrove are being urged to send in their nominations for the district council’s fifth annual sports awards.

The awards recognise the achievements within the district and acknowledge local people who have dedicated their time and effort to a sport they love.

This year’s awards categories are searching for contenders for the junior male and female sports person, senior male and female sports person and coach of the year as well as volunteer, club, junior team, young volunteer and disabled sports person of the year. There are also the outstanding contribution and be active awards.

Once the nomination deadline has passed, a shortlist of nominees for each category will be determined by a panel and will then be invited to attend an awards ceremony, with winners revealed on Sunday, September 9.

To nominate visit and fill out an online nomination form.

Completed forms must be submitted by 9am on Tuesday, August 21. Paper copies are available on request by calling 01527 881289.