By Everybody Sport July 12, 2016




On 7th October 2016, the Everybody Awards will be held at Wrenbury Hall in Cheshire where inspiring volunteers, sporting clubs, and individuals from the region will gather to be recognised for their achievements and helping change lives through healthy recreation.

Nicolas Hamilton


Thanks to Applewood Independent, Headline Sponsors for the awards evening, British Racing Driver Nicolas Hamilton will be telling his story to over 200 guests.

Applewood have chosen to sponsor the awards ceremony which celebrates local sporting and community heroes for the second year running, sponsoring the Sports Personality of the Year category and the nationally recognised guest speaker.

David Pritchard, Managing Director at Applewood Independent commented: “Applewood are honoured to be involved again in the Everybody Awards. We saw last year many deserving winners and inspiring stories, a fantastic event for the local community. We are regular users of the Nantwich Swimming Pool facility and know first hand how important the Everybody centres are to the local people to help stay active and healthy.”

Nicolas Hamilton will be giving guests an insight into his racing driver career and how he became the first ever driver with a disability to compete in the British Touring Car Championship Series in 2015.

Alex Pritchard, Director at Applewood Independent added, The Awards showcase local sporting and community heroes and we want to make sure each year is bigger and better than the last. We are very excited to be welcoming Nicolas Hamilton this year, nothing seems to hold him back in achieving his best and we can’t wait to hear his inspirational story on the night of the awards.”

Harry Korkou, Board of Trustees at Everybody Sport and Recreation commented, “It is a privilege and an honour to be working with a local business to sponsor our 2016 Everybody Awards. We simply could not grow and develop the awards evening without the support of Applewood Independent. Due to their sponsorship we are able to provide guests with a nationally recognised guest speaker, Nicolas Hamilton, who is a true inspiration for anyone looking to overcome obstacles and accomplish greatness in sport.”

Awards categories include; Sports Personality of the Year (sponsored by Applewood Independent), Club of the Year, Coach of the Year, School of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Young Volunteer of the Year, Health and Wellbeing Award, Disability Sports Achiever, Young Sports Achiever, Everybody Customer Hero and Lifetime Achievement Award.

Nominations are now open for the Everybody Awards, the closing date is 21st August 2016. To nominate visit or email [email protected] for more information. 

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Header image (left-right): Alex Pritchard (Applewood Independent), Harry Korkou (Everybody) and David Pritchard (Applewood Independent) at Nantwich Outdoor Pool confirming Headline Sponsor position for the Everybody Awards

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Notes to Editor

Everybody Sport and Recreation

Everybody is a charitable trust established to run public leisure services in the Cheshire East area. The trust aims to provide ‘leisure for life’ by changing lives through healthy recreation. The charity operates 15 leisure facilities as well as leisure development and outreach programmes and the new Everybody Academy, providing local training and career opportunities. For more information please visit: or follow on Twitter @ebleisure

Applewood Independent

Applewood Independent has been providing independent financial advice to the people of Staffordshire and South Cheshire since 1998. They specialise in advice on investments, pensions and inheritance tax planning, including onshore and offshore trusts and investments. For more information visit: 

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