In association with Freedom Leisure

The ninth annual Malvern Hills District Community Sports Awards in association with Freedom Leisure took place on Thursday, 11 July at The Bank House Hotel to recognise and reward outstanding sporting achievement and commitment to sport within the district over the past 12 months. 

Take a look at this year's memento's:


1. Community Project of the Year - Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire

Winner - The Friday Night Project

Runners up - MTFC Junior Club Matchday Experience / Pendock Spring Chicken Run

2. Inclusive Project of the Year - Three Counties Showground

Winner - L&BBFC Inclusivity & Increased Participation Project

Runner up - Swim Inspiration

3. Sports Schools of the Year - Rural South Worcestershire Community Safety Partnership

Winner - Tenbury CofE Primary Academy

Runner up - Pendock Primary School

4. Team of the Year - Automated Packaging Systems

Winner - Motionesque

Runner up - L&BBFC U12 Saints

5. Coach of the Year - Malvern Hills District Council

Winner - Gemma Hinton

Runners up - Adele Hodges / Jazz Kristy

6. Club of the Year - Fortis Living

Winner - Malvern Buzzards Running Club

Runners up - Kempsey Tennis Club / Leigh & Bransford Badgers Football Club

7. Positive Change of the Year - YMCA Worcestershire

Winner - Nicola Turrell

Runner up -Bronwen Matthews

8. Volunteer of the Year -  Melton Group

Winner - Bradley Barnes

Runner up - Simeon Foreman

9. Young Female Sports Personality of the Year - Malvern Panalytical

Winner - Bryony Heasman

Runners up - Charlotte Martin / Sarah-Jane Ollis

10. Young Male Sports Personality of the Year - Cue Events

Winner - Malachi Cashmore

Runner up - Charlie Bennett / Daniel Day

11. Sports Personality of the Year - Worcestershire County Cricket Club

Winner - Ellen Cochrane

Runner up - Esme Ruff / Harriet Harnden

12. Unsung Hero of the Year - Freedom Leisure

Winners - Lisa Stride-Turn er / Peter Daffin

For more information, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Freedom Leisure Talented Athlete Support Scheme

Talented young athletes can apply for free access to Freedom Leisure centres in the district. Applications are now closed.

Malvern Splash Club Grant

Active Communities have launched a ballot grant, funded by Malvern Splash, where the public votes for a local club to receive £200. Applications are now closed.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Without the generosity of our sponsors, the Sports Awards would simply not be possible. If you would like the opportunity to sponsor an award next year, please register your interest by emailing: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..