Closing date is a week away

Time is running out to put forward your nominations for this year’s Morpeth Sports Awards.

The ceremony to recognise stars and stalwarts for their great achievements and dedication was brought back in 2013.

Organised by the Morpeth Sports Council, the date for the 2015 event is Thursday, May 21. The venue will once again be Morpeth Rugby Club.

The closing date for nominations is Thursday, April 30. They can be made for the following categories: Team Award, Senior Male, Senior Female, Team Award (U18), Team Award (U13), Junior Male (U18), Junior Female (U18), Senior Male Masters Trophy, Senior Female Masters Trophy, Services to Sport, Sportability Person (those who have overcome difficulties).

They can be submitted by residents and members of sports clubs within the parishes of Hepscott, Longhirst, Longhorsley, Mitford, Morpeth, Pegswood, Stannington, Ulgham and Whalton.

Nomination forms are available from Morpeth Town Hall, the Riverside Leisure Centre, Morpeth Library and Morpeth Tourist Information Centre.