Awards honour local sports heroes
TEESDALE was well represented at the annual South-West Durham Sports awards, which were presented last week.
The winners now go on to the county awards, which will be held in the new year.
Award winners were:
Contribution to Physical Activity: Sue Bainbridge.
Sport & Physical Activity achievement of the Year: India Oates.
Coach of the Year: Ben Kelly (Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Club).
Young Coach of The Year: Claudia Barkes.
Primary School Contribution to Sport & Physical Activity: Peases West Primary School.
Volunteer of the Year: Kath Scales (Wear Valley Riding for Disabled Association).
Young Volunteer: Rebecca Horner (Bishop Auckland Netball Club).
Sport Club of the Year: Brandon Boxing Club.
Junior Sports Club of the Year: Deerness Valley FC.
Sports Performance of the Year: John Clifford (Evenwood Road Runners).
Young Sports Performance of the year: Rachel Bennett (Shildon Running & Athletics Club).
Contribution to Sport: John Ashworth (Barnard Castle Cricket Club).