Community Leisure UK Awards 2020 – Winners

We are delighted to be able to announce the winning entries for this year’s Awards, recognising and celebrating the achievements of leisure and culture trusts across the UK.

The Community Leisure UK Awards aim to champion and showcase the outstanding achievements of member trusts throughout the 2018/19 year. Although this year’s event was unfortunately cancelled, judging had already taken place prior to Covid-19. The quality of Award applications was very high, and the judges had hard decisions to make.

The winners are:

Community Impact Award – Physical Activity

Winner – Halo Leisure

Finalists: Falkirk Community Trust, Fusion and Northampton Leisure Trust

Community Impact Award – Arts, Culture and Libraries

Winner – Mytime Active, ArtsTrain programme

Finalists: Falkirk Community Trust, Live Borders and Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure Trust

Workforce Development Award

Winner – Abbeycroft Leisure

Finalists: Halo Leisure, Kirklees Active Leisure and Rossendale Leisure Trust

Capital Investment Award

Winner – Kirklees Active Leisure

Finalists: Aura Wales, LiveWire’s Great Sankey Neighbourhood Hub and LiveWire’s Stockton Heath Library

Outstanding Volunteer(s) Award

Winner – Yashmin Harun, Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure

Finalists: Falkirk Community Trust, Halo Leisure, Sport Aberdeen

Outstanding Employee Achievement Award

Winner – Karen Ferguson, Enjoy Leisure

Finalists from: Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure Trust

Strategic Partnership

Winner – East Lancs Active Network (Rossendale, Pendle, Hyndburn and Burnley Leisure Trusts)

Finalists: Everybody Sport & Recreation, Highlife Highland and Sandwell Leisure Trust

Demonstrating Social Impact Award

Winner – Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles

Finalists: Active Stirling, Active Tameside and Pendle Leisure Trust

Environmental Impact Award

Winner – Edinburgh Leisure

Finalists: Tees Active

Huge congratulations to all the winners and finalists this year.