Community Project of the Year 2017

This award is given to an innovative project that has helped to regularly increase and sustain participation in sport and physical activity and provide alternative opportunities for people to get active. This award is proudly sponsored by Satellite Clubs.

Highly Commended: 5 Ways Boxing Academy

5 Ways Boxing Academy provides community wellbeing services to the South West of Burnley and beyond. The project uses boxing as a discipline to get the community moving more, the Academy works with people with mental health problems to look at the issue of trying to eat healthily.  The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed with a postie trainer who genuinely wants to see people benefit from boxing and providing health and wellbeing.

Winner: Ossy Joggers

Ossy Joggers offer free opportunities for people to get involved in a range of running groups catering for different needs and progression routes. Walking, couch to 5k, easy joggers, joggers and runners groups ensure there is a group for everyone to get involved as well as offering family and group workout sessions where everyone can come together and 10k and half marathon groups for those wanting to push themselves further.