Active Lifestyle Awards open for nominations

This year’s Telford and Wrekin Active Lifestyle Awards has a much wider focus than in previous years.

Active Lifestyle Awards open for nominations
Telford & Wrekin Council, together with awards sponsor Ricoh UK Products Ltd is seeking nominations from individuals, groups, clubs, communities, organisations, companies, projects and partnerships.

The awards seek to recognise how individuals and organisations have made changes and helped others to lead and live an active healthy lifestyle.
There are a number of categories that people can nominate in to help raise awareness and recognise individuals, schools, local business, community/voluntary groups.

Awards include:

Primary and Secondary Care Individual or Setting of the Year: 
Under 5s Provision of the Year
School or College of the Year
Health Champion of the Year
Young Volunteer of the Year
Volunteer of the Year
Community Project of the Year
Active Workplace of the Year
Active Lifestyle Award
Community Event of the Year
Award for Outstanding Contribution of the Year

Councillor Liz Clare, Telford & Wrekin Council’s cabinet member for Leisure Services and Culture, said: “The Active Lifestyle Awards are very much an institution in Telford and Wrekin and a great opportunity for people who have contributed to the health and wellbeing of their community to be recognised.

“I would encourage people to get nominating whether they nominate themselves or someone they know or an organization they are involved with.

“Nominations are a brilliant way of recognising a forgotten army of individuals who make a real difference to a wide range of people living in the Borough.”

People can either self nominate or nominate another individual or group. Forms can be com online at or email

The closing date for nominations is 5pm on Friday 15 July.