Everybody Awards Shortlist Announcement 2017

By Everybody Sport September 8, 2017

Everybody Awards Shortlist Announcement 2017

Natalie Pike, Daniel Bramall, David Pritchard (Applewood Independent)

Media Release 

The shortlist for the 2017 Everybody Awards has now been announced. This year Everybody Leisure received over 140 nominations across 37 different sports, more than ever before, showing a huge commitment to sport and physical activity here in Cheshire East.

The awards evening will take place on Friday 6th October at Wrenbury Hall in Nantwich and have been supported by a range of businesses, including Nantwich-based headline sponsor Applewood Independent.

The awards will be presented by Jon Winkle, with former Olympic Silver and double Commonwealth Gold medal competitive swimmer Sharron Davies MBE as keynote speaker.

“The judges have had a really tough job selecting the winners from this year’s record number of nominees. We’re all looking forward to hearing their amazing stories on the night and celebrating the great sporting talent and dedication here in Cheshire East.” Says Jon Winkle, Host of the 2017 Everybody Awards.



Sports Personality of the Year – Sponsored by Applewood Independent

  • Oliver Holmes- Crewe & Nantwich Touch Rugby Club, Lymm Rugby Club
  • Josh Betteley- Vale Royal AC Cross Country & Athletics- Crewe
  • Rowan Cheshire- Team GB Freestyle Skier- Alsager
  • Ben & Tom Curry- Former Crewe and Nantwich RUFC players


Young Sports Achiever of the Year– Sponsored by Xn Leisure

  • Lewis Bagguley- Crewe & Nantwich Gymnastics Club
  • Sian Heslop- Macclesfield Harriers
  • Jordan Griffin- Ice hockey Bradford Bulldogs IHC
  • Amy Morris- figure skating , Knutsford Cheshire
  • Thomas Nairn- Alsager Company of Archers


Disabled Sports Achiever of the Year – Sponsored by ANSA

  • Ella O’Donnell- Swimmer –Wilmslow
  • Sophie Thornhill- Great Britain Cycling Team- Poynton
  • Crewe Seahorse Swimming Club


Coach of the Year – Sponsored by FLM Training

  • David Chadwick- Netball Coach- Sandbach, Crewe Middlewich
  • Keith Hancock- Athletics- Crewe and Nantwich
  • Danny Massey- Crewe Football Club
  • Pauline Lynch- Macclesfield Harriers
  • John Dawson- Crewe Central Table Tennis Club


Health & Wellbeing – Sponsored by Active Cheshire

  • Motherwell CIC- Crewe
  • Sylk Dance Academy- Macclesfield
  • Angela Jackson- Physiofit- Alderley Edge and Wilmslow
  • Carter House- Congleton
  • Macmillan Information and Support Service


Club of the Year – Sponsored by eGym

  • Macclesfield Boys Boxing Club
  • Crewe Flyers Swimming Club
  • Crewe Central Table Tennis Club
  • Nantwich Neptune Lifesaving Club


Volunteer of the Year – Sponsored by BWB

  • Liam Potts- Rookie Instructor and Survive and Save Instructor- Nantwich
  • Rick Simpson- Space4 Autism- Macclesfield
  • Dennis Artess- Crewe Central Table Tennis club
  • Andy Martin- Poynton’s swimming club


Young Volunteer of the Year – Sponsored by Crewe Town Council

  • Yasmin Crawford- trampolining and cheerleading – The Kings School in Macclesfield
  • Katie Haszeldine- Alderley Edge Cricket Club
  • Matthew Smith- Crewe Football Club
  • Jasmine Wrenn- Sylk Dance Academy Macclesfield


Everybody Customer Hero – Sponsored by SAS Daniels

  • Steph Telfer- Nantwich
  • Richard Ransome- Crewe Lifestyle Centre
  • Redvers Oakley- Holmes Chapel Leisure Centre
  • Alison Wright- Holmes Chapel Community Centre
  • John Carr- Shavington Leisure Centre


The evening will recognise a range of inspirational stories from individuals who have demonstrated amazing personal achievements in sport or health as well as announcing this year’s annual Lifetime Achievement award (sponsored by Matrix Fitness).

For more information on the Everybody Awards, including ticket sales, visit www.everybodyawards.org.uk.


Notes to Editor

Everybody Sport & 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: www.everybody.org.uk or follow on Twitter @ebleisure

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