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2013 Cornwall Sports Awards - The Winners!

Date: 8 Nov 2013

The 2013 Cornwall Sports Awards invited our many unsung sporting heroes to take centre stage thanking them for helping to bring the Olympic legacy to life.

The annual event, held at The Headland Hotel in Newquay on Friday 8th November, welcomed over 200 of Cornwall’s dedicated volunteer sports coaches, officials, clubs, organisations and young leaders.

They were joined by special guests Chris Opie, Cornish born British cyclist with Team UK Youth and Robbie Hampshaw, Special Olympic Gold medallist in tennis who lives in Cornwall.

Organised by the Cornwall Sports Partnership, the event is now in its eighth year of celebrating and paying tribute to the many volunteers from across the duchy who dedicate their time and efforts to supporting our strong sports community and inspiring the next generation. 

Cornwall Sports Award organiser, Natasha Howard of the Cornwall Sports Partnership, says “ We are extremely proud to organise this event which recognises and rewards the many volunteers who give their time to inspire people to get involved in sport.  We encourage them to continue their great work creating a legacy of increased participation and enjoyment of sport throughout Cornwall.  We would also like to say a big thank you to all those who took the time to nominate, without which these awards could not take place”.

For a comprehensive list of winners, photographs and  videos please visit the Cornwall Sports Partnership website and Facebook page

 

Karen Oldham-Waring presenting Claire Shelley of GE Money with their 'Active Workplace of the year' award

"Winning the award gives us the recognition of the hard work and dedication of the team in providing opportunities for all our colleagues to take part in physical activity during and outside of working hours.  It was humbling to see all the local people who give their time to others and it inspires us to do even more in 2014".

 

 

Casestudy

“I would like to take this opportunity to praise the work of the Health Promotion Service and the framework in place for the Workplace Health Award, which has significantly changed the focus and the culture of our Company, especially in relation to attitudes toward health and wellbeing and the concept of a healthy workplace being embedded as the norm”

HR Manager for Proper Cornish and Furniss and Head of Health & Wellbeing Initiative

TRAC Services Ltd

"The healthy workplace toolkit has been an invaluable resource for TRAC. It is helped us review where we are as a company in terms of providing a healthy workplace and clearly identify new measures we can put in place. It is a very robust and easy to use resource that has united the team here in a common goal of improving the health and wellbeing of everyone. The website that support the initiative is easy to use and as lots of very helpful information and case studies. It is really easy to track your progress using the website. We have also benefited greatly from the support and enthusiasm of Rachel and the team in helping us on our journey and were delighted to be awarded silver following our recent assessment." - TRAC Services Ltd

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