Who is your 2014 local sporting star - the annual search for our top heroes has just been launched?
Nominations for the Bedford Annual Sports Awards are now open and it only takes a few minutes to complete.
The sports development team at Bedford Borough Council organise the event, culminating in an awards ceremony at the Corn Exchange on December 8.
A spokeswoman said: “2014 has been a good year for sport and we would like our annual Bedford Sports Awards this year to reflect all the hard work and dedication of local sports people/clubs/volunteers/teams here in the borough of Bedford.
“We want nominations from a wide range of individuals, schools, teams, groups, coaches who have made a contribution to local sport during 2014 and deserve to be recognised. Awards are made for dedication, hard work and helping others as well as individual achievement and inspiration.”
Full details on all the 11 categories are available to view together with the online nomination form at www.bedford.gov.uk/sportsawards
It is easy to nominate. The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, November 19 at 1pm and the forms can be completed and sent online at www.bedford.gov.uk/sportsawards to vote or call us on 01234 718827.
There are a number of judges who represent a wide selection of the community and organisations, and judging will take place in early December.