Who is your local sporting hero in 2014?
T&C readers have the chance to help decide who will take the honours this year in an annual awards ceremony.
Nominations for the Bedford Annual Sports Awards are now open and it only takes five minutes to make a nomination.
A spokeswoman for the awards 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.”
The Bedford Annual Sports Awards are organised by the Sports Development Unit at Bedford Borough Council.
Full details on all the 11 categories are available to view together with the online nomination form at www.bedford.gov.uk/sportsawards
The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, November 19 at 1pm and the quick and easy forms can be completed and sent online at www.bedford.gov.uk/sportsawards to vote or call on 01234 718827.