Sports awards winners to be announced

The winners of this year's Malvern Hills District Community Sports Awards are due to be announced next week following a record number of nominations.

More than 50 inspiring individuals, teams and groups were nominated for recognition for their achievements both on and off the field in 13 categories.

The top two nominations have been shortlisted and the winners will be announced at a special ceremony on Thursday, 9 July at Malvern College. Those who do come top will be put forward for the county sports awards in November.

It is the fifth year running the event has been held by Malvern Hills District Council and it is once again being sponsored by UK Flood Barriers.

The evening is being hosted by BBC Hereford and Worcester presenter Andrew Easton and produced by Malvern based AN Event Services.

More than 200 guests have been invited to attend the ceremony.

People can follow the ceremony on the night through live updates on our Twitter feed @OurMalvernHills

A full list of the winners will also be available by visiting after the event.