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Living Sport – Sports Award Sponsors

The Living Sport Sports Awards is our flagship event of the year, celebrating all the fantastic achievements and contribution of those involved in community sport across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.  But the event would not be possible without the event sponsors, to whom we are incredibly grateful for their support.  Please find below some information about this years sponsors.

Young Sports Performer of the Year – Chromasport

Established in 1991, Chromasport has developed and grown to be partner of choice for many customers and this has enabled Chromasport to become one of the leading suppliers of teamwear and trophies across the East Anglia region.  Widely recognised for its excellent customer service and value for money,  Chromasport provides a variety of products through all age groups,  offering recognised brands such as Nike, Adidas, Mitre, Stanno and Macron.

We at Chromasport were delighted to be asked to be associated with the Living Sport awards and in particularly to be invited to sponsor the “Young Sports Performer of the Year” award for 2017.  We see this award as one of the most prestigious of the event as it clearly identifies and rewards the talent and future potential for the winner to grow and develop which is very similar to ourselves at Chromasport.    We look forward to the awards and working with Living Sport to develop and nurture key young talent moving forward as they continue to do a fantastic job in their local communities and our partnership is going from strength to strength .

Chromasport can be contacted at: https://www.chromasport.co.uk/

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR – Support CambridgeshireCommunity volunteer of the year cambridgeshire

Support Cambridgeshire brings together three partner organisations who will work together to support community groups and organisations across Cambridgeshire.

Hunts Forum of Voluntary Organisations will lead the partnership, supported by Cambridge Council for Voluntary Services and Cambridgeshire ACRE.

Each of the partner organisations will serve as expert sources of advice and guidance. Support Cambridgeshire will deliver better outcomes for local organisations across the county, with the expectation of a stronger and more vibrant voluntary and community sector.

Support Cambridgeshire will harness the skills and expertise contained within the partnership, but will also use other Development partners as and when required.

Support Cambridgeshire can be contacted at info@supportcambridgeshire.org.uk

“Support Cambridgeshire is proud to sponsor The Community Volunteer of the Year Award at the forthcoming Living Sport Awards Ceremony in 2017.  It is vital that people, who often do great things in their local area, receive some small recognition for helping to build and develop communities.  Without such people, communities would be less connected and less cohesive.  Let’s hope that 2017/18 brings more volunteers doing great things for local people and local areas across Cambridgeshire.”
Russell Rolph, Development Manager

SECONDARY SCHOOL OF THE YEAR – Rawlinsons Rawlinsons - sponsors of Living Sport Awards

The Rawlinsons team provide a complete range of accounting, business, taxation and specialist services to more than 3,000 clients from offices in Cambridge, Peterborough and London.

They work closely with clients to help them run their businesses or organisations in the most profitable and tax efficient way by listening to and  fully understanding the challenges and opportunities they face.  Our whole objective is to add value.

Partner Tracey Richardson is proud to support the 2017 Living Sport Sports Awards:

‘As a firm, Rawlinsons is committed to making a positive contribution to the local community.  We are delighted to sponsor the Living Sport Sports Awards to recognise and celebrate the sporting successes achieved within our region.’


Anglian Water Sponsorship

A secure supply of water underpins everything in our region, driving growth and vitality in our neighbourhoods and making this a fantastic place to live, work and play. It’s no wonder long term access to secure water supplies and reliable, effective water recycling systems are two of the most pressing global environmental and economic challenges.

Facing a future that promises more neighbours but fewer raindrops, our response has been to launch Love Every Drop – a campaign to put water at the heart of a new way of living.

Love Every Drop goes far beyond the supply of clean water, and its treatment before we return it to the environment. We’re embedding ourselves in the communities we serve, working with customers, business leaders, young and old to raise awareness about how essential water it to life, people, the environment and the economy. Together we can make all the difference – and you can take part at a tap near you.

Why are we supporting the Living Sport Awards?

“We’re proud to support the Living Sport Awards as they’re a great opportunity for us to show people how water powers communities. Just think of your cup of tea this morning, or the clean socks you pulled on before breakfast. That wouldn’t have happened without water. Anyone with exercise on their mind will be the first to confess their achievements would not be possible without water.

 “We’ve specifically chosen to support the Workplace of the Year Award because we recognise the role healthy staff play in a successful businesses. At Anglian Water, we place a huge emphasis on wellbeing, both mental and physical. We’re delighted to recognise the success of others who are similarly ambitious in the hope that this inspires even more business to strive for similar success.”

COMMUNITY CLUB OF THE YEAR – BirkettsSponsors of Living Sport Awards

Birketts LLP is a top 100 full service law firm with offices in Cambridge, Ipswich, Chelmsford and Norwich operating locally, regionally and nationally. Their Charities and Social Enterprise Team comprises lawyers with a commitment to the sector and who advise Charities and Social Enterprises on all of their legal needs. Their team is empathetic, understanding  clients’ objects and aims, rationales and restrictions, while also being commercial and practical.

We mirror our clients’ need to focus on outcomes and solutions, whilst taking into account budgets, regulations, reputation and the impetus to “get things done” so that our clients can concentrate on their core purpose and mission.

Sara Sayer, Head of Charities and Social Enterprise Team at Birketts LLP said that “Birketts are delighted to sponsor this award. As a firm, community involvement and team spirit is really important to us. I personally recognise how I benefitted growing up from all those community groups who gave their time to me and still do, and in turn I do what I can to give my time back to communities. Community clubs are more important than ever to bring people together and above all to have fun whilst, hopefully, keeping healthy! ”.

Email: sara-sayer@birketts.co.uk Direct Line: 01223 326 763


BGL Group, based in Orton Southgate Peterborough, is a leading digital distributor of household finance products to more than eightBGL coach of the year living sport million customers. The Group is organised in two divisions: Price Comparison and Insurance Distribution and Outsourcing (IDO).  The Price Comparison division offers customers access to a growing range of Car, Home insurance and breadth products (including Life, Travel, Energy and Pet insurance as well as Utilities and Money products). comparethemarket.com is one of the UK’s largest and most loved price comparison sites and LesFurets.com is a leading player in the French market.

In IDO, our partnerships business, Junction, provides car and home insurance through some of the UK’s most well-known brands; BeagleStreet.com offers life insurance through its simple, fast, online process; and our own insurance brands, Budget and Dial Direct offer tailored Car, Home, Life and Van insurance products all supported by our state of the art contact centres.

Meg Harrington, Sponsorship Manager, BGL Group added:

“We’re thrilled to be supporting The Living Sports Awards which celebrates the fantastic achievements in sport across our community. We’re committed to giving more back to our communities and one of the ways we do this is by supporting local sports clubs in the development of their success and talent. Good luck to everyone who has been shortlisted and a big thank you to the coaches who are most often the unsung heroes in the success of sport.”

Twitter: https://twitter.com/The_BGL_Group   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BGLGroup/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/162701/   Website: https://www.bglgroup.co.uk/

SERVICES TO SPORT – Abbeycroft Leisure

Abbeycroft Leisure is a charitable leisure trust managing a range of centres and gyms across Suffolk. Sport is at the centre of what we Abbeycroft Leisure2do and we work closely with the community to provide high-quality facilities and services for people within the region. The recent opening of both Skyliner Sports Centre and Trumpington Sports Centre continue our theme of working with the education sector and to create sport and physical activity opportunities for local communities. From high class gyms and the latest exercise classes to specialist activities and health checks, we aim to improve health and wellbeing through leisure opportunities accessible to all, encouraging healthier lives and fitter futures for everyone.”


Everyone Health works in partnership with the County Council to deliver a whole host of free lifestyle services to Cambridgeshire residents with the aim of improving their long-term health and wellbeing.everyone health sponsors living sport awards

From weight management services for adults, children and their families, to NHS health checks for the over 40s, to falls prevention advice for older people and stop smoking services, the Everyone Health team is helping local people feel better both physically and mentally and giving them the tools to stay that way.  The services incorporate expert help and guidance from qualified nutritionists, physical activity specialists and health trainers on a one-to-one basis or in a group setting. And although the weight management programmes for example run for 12 weeks, the support doesn’t end there with health coaches remaining in contact for up to a year.

Feedback has been amazing so far with Monica commenting:

“After my fall, I did not think I could do anything… Ryan [Everyone Health] began to talk to me about exercise and how this could help in preventing falls, and may increase my confidence in day to day life.

“I was nervous about attending my first session… I didn’t need to be nervous though as when I arrived the instructor was very supportive, and the group was very social.

“If it had not been for meeting Ryan, then I would never have begun this journey. The support and motivation he has given me has really helped me make positive changes in my lifestyle and guide me with healthy ageing.”

Everyone Health is delighted to support this year’s Living Sports Awards to help raise awareness of the benefits of keeping active.  Interested in finding out how we can help you too? Call 0333 005 0093 or email changepointcambs@everyonehealth.co.uk Visit www.everyonehealth.co.uk for more information

SPORTS PERFORMER WITH A DISABILITY – Anglia Ruskin Universityanglian uni

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) is an ambitious, innovative university with campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, London, Peterborough and partnerships across the world. We’re the only UK University to feature in the Top 20 ‘rising stars’ in Global Higher Education (Firetail report 2016) and are proud to have won the prestigious national prize for entrepreneurship at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards, known as “the Oscars of Great British business”.

Our achievements don’t end there. We’ve had continuing success for student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2017) with >90% of students on our Sport and Exercise Science courses agreeing they are ‘satisfied with the quality of my course’. We have also secured national accreditation from the British Assoc. of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) for our laboratories and also undergraduate course, one of a handful of institutions in the UK to achieve this status. We’ve also launched The Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences bringing together our experts in physiology, psychology, biomechanics, training and coaching to support performers at all levels.

Whether you want to reach the top of the professional ladder, continue with personal development or join the world of academic research, our Sport and Exercise Science team can help get you there. For more information visit www.anglia.ac.uk/sportscourses


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