Awards Finalists Announced

Published on: March 26th 2019

The independent panel of judges have concluded their shortlisting for the Community Leisure UK Awards.
The quality and breadth of applications really highlighted to our judges the abilities of the community leisure and culture trust sector. Michelle Roberts, Richmond Group of Charities and Awards judge commended that β€œIt was
really interesting and heartening reading the submissions; so much great work going on across the sector and UK!”

We are delighted to announce the following finalists for each category;

Outstanding Volunteer finalists;

  • Bryan White of Halo Leisure
  • Jackie Brown, Christine Burton and Betty Toole of Tadcaster Swimming Pool Trust
  • Mark Gunton of Moseley Road Baths
  • Aimee Work of Sport Aberdeen

Strategic Partnership finalists;

  • Active Stirling, ClubSport Stirling Partnership
  • Hyndburn Leisure Trust, East Lancashire Up & Active Consortium
  • SLL (Stevenage Leisure Limited), The Healthy Hub, Stevenage
  • Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles, Lose Weight Feel Great For Men

Community Impact through Arts, Culture, Libraries finalists;

  • Vivacity, Fabric of Society
  • Mytime Active, ArtsTrain – Changing Young Lives Through Music
  • Magna Vitae Trust for Leisure & Culture, Unordinary Ensemble
  • Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure, The Final Party

Outstanding Trust Employee finalists are from the following trusts;

  • Active Northumberland
  • Life Leisure
  • Abbeycroft Leisure
  • Jubilee Hall Trust

Capital Investment finalists;

  • Sport Aberdeen, Get Active @ Sheddocksley
  • Live Borders, Teviotdale Leisure Centre Redevelopment
  • LiveWire, Great Sankey Neighbourhood Hub
  • tmactive, Larkfield Leisure Centre Development Project

Innovation finalists;

  • Unity Leisure, Junior Active Programme
  • Highlife Highland, Leadership Programme
  • GLL, GLL Community Foundation
  • Aspire Sports and Cultural Trust, Lunar City programme

Workforce Development finalists;

  • Life Leisure, RTB (Row-the-Boat) Programme
  • Halo Leisure, Future Managers Development Programme
  • Jubilee Hall Trust, Ongoing People Strategy
  • Sport Aberdeen, Aquatic Workforce Development Pathway

Community Impact through Physical Activity finalists;

  • Edinburgh Leisure, Healthy Active Minds programme
  • GLL, Healthier Together Hackney programme
  • Halo, Dementia Friendly Swimming programme
  • Enable Leisure & Culture – Health & Wellbeing Team

The Awards celebration hosted by Hayley McQueen is taking place on 22nd May at The Lowry, Salford.

To book your tickets, please follow the booking link.