Malvern Hills District Community Sports Awards 2019

In association with Freedom Leisure

The ninth annual Malvern Hills District Community Sports Awards in association with Freedom Leisure will take 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 last year's mementos from the evening:


Nominations are now closed, thank you to everyone who has nominated. We have received a high number of quality nominations and the Judges are currently going through the difficult shortlisting process. The final shortlist will be available here soon.


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

  • MTFC Junior Club Matchday Experience
  • Pendock Spring Chicken Run
  • The Friday Night Project

2. Inclusive Project of the Year - Three Counties Showground

  • L&BBFC Inclusivity & Increased Participation Project
  • Swim Inspiration

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

  • Pendock Primary School
  • Tenbury CofE Primary Academy

4. Team of the Year - Automated Packaging Systems

  • L&BBFC U12 Saints
  • Motionesque

5. Coach of the Year - Sponsorship opportunity available

  • Adele Hodges
  • Gemma Hinton
  • Jazz Kristy

6. Club of the Year - Fortis Living

  • Kempsey Tennis Club
  • Leigh & Bransford Badgers Football Club
  • Malvern Buzzards Running Club

7. Positive Change of the Year - YMCA Worcestershire

  • Bronwen Matthews
  • Nicola Turrell

8. Volunteer of the Year -  Melton Group

  • Bradley Barnes
  • Simeon Foreman

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

  • Bryony Heasman
  • Charlotte Martin
  • Sarah-Jane Ollis

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

  • Charlie Bennett
  • Daniel Day
  • Malachi Cashmore

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

  • Ellen Cochrane
  • Esme Ruff
  • Harriet Harnden

12. Unsung Hero of the Year - Freedom Leisure

  • Lisa Stride-Turner
  • Peter Daffin

For more information, please contact:

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, which a number of clubs have applied for. Once the applications have been shortlisted, you will be able to vote for the club who you think should receive the £200 grant. Please visit Malvern Splash for more details.

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 at the upcoming ceremony, please email: to request the Sponsorship Package.