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Grass Roots awards

Amy’s sport price takes pride of place in the family home

Lancashire Telegraph: EYE ON THE PRIZE Amy Stevens, who has played international netball, with her coveted Grass Roots Heroes award

11:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

AMY Stevens has won nearly 50 awards, accolades, trophies and honours in her young but highly successful netball career.

Gallery: Lancashire Telegraph Grassroots Heroes Awards

Lancashire Telegraph: JUNIOR SPORTS PERSONALITY  Lucy-Belle Williamson

2:00am Friday 17th January 2014

THE third annual Lancashire Telegraph Grassroots Heroes Awards took place last night where the great and the good of amateur sport were honoured.

VIDEO: Winners announced in our Grass Roots Heroes Awards

Lancashire Telegraph: Footballers from St Francis Primary School, Blackburn, receive their award from former Rovers star Kevin Gallagher

11:00pm Thursday 6th December 2012

A CELEBRATION of local amateur sport took place last night at the annual Lancashire Telegraph Grass Roots Heroes Awards.

Shortlist drawn up for our Grass Roots Heroes awards

Lancashire Telegraph: Winners will soon be announced

6:07pm Tuesday 20th November 2012

THE search for amateur sporting stars and unsung heroes across East Lancashire is over as the shortlist for the Lancashire Telegraph’s annual Grass Roots Heroes Awards is revealed.

Last chance to nominate in the Lancashire Telegraph Grass Roots Heroes Awards

Lancashire Telegraph: Last year's lifetime achievement award winner Iqbal Bhai

3:02pm Wednesday 7th November 2012

THIS is the final chance to honour East Lancashire’s amateur sporting heroes.

Grass Roots awards are just ‘awesome’

Lancashire Telegraph: Kevin Gallacher

5:26pm Tuesday 29th May 2012

KEVIN Gallacher has starred in the Premier League and played in European Championships and World Cup finals, Laura Massaro is one of the best squash players on the planet while Jay Rodriguez is one of the most sort-after footballers in the country.

Keep Heroes going

Lancashire Telegraph: PLEASED Iqbal Bhai with British squash champion Laura Massaro

4:44pm Wednesday 23rd May 2012

COACH of the year winner Brian Roche hopes the Grass Roots Heroes Awards are held for many years to come.

Fantastic Farakh is a Golden great

Lancashire Telegraph: that’s final Finalists Peter Mercer and Farakh Ajaib with match referees and Glenn Wright of Moorhouse’s (left)

4:42pm Wednesday 23rd May 2012

FARAKH Ajaib fought back from two frames down to successfully defend his Moorhouse’s Golden Cue title at a packed Igten Leigh Social Club.

Moment of glory was nice

Lancashire Telegraph: IQBAL Bhai never went in to sport for personal recognition but admitted he was overwhelmed when he picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award last year.

4:40pm Wednesday 23rd May 2012

IQBAL Bhai never went in to sport for personal recognition but admitted he was overwhelmed when he picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award last year.

Peter left ‘speechless’ after honour

Lancashire Telegraph: HONOUR Peter Jones with wife Nikki and mum Barbara

4:39pm Wednesday 23rd May 2012

PETER Jones has one piece of advice to this year’s senior sports personality of the year award winner – have a speech ready!

Return of Grass Roots Heroes awards

9:19am Tuesday 15th May 2012

THE Grass Roots Heroes Awards are back!

Grass Roots awards categories and nomination form

Lancashire Telegraph: Grass Roots awards categories and nomination form

8:00am Tuesday 15th May 2012

Grass Roots awards categories and nomination form

Perfect 10 for Darwen Vale

11:25am Thursday 1st March 2012

Darwen Vale were crowned the undisputed champions of girls football after they finished with a perfect score of 10 wins out of 10.

2011: Alexis is walking tall after debut win

10:47am Thursday 22nd December 2011

ALEXIS Walker had a debut to remember after winning on her first appearance in the ring.

2011: Belthorn end long wait for first win

9:00am Tuesday 6th December 2011

BELTHORN United got a ton-derful feeling on Saturday when they won their first football match in more than five years.

2011: Boxing coach stunned by death of Gary Speed

10:41am Tuesday 29th November 2011

A BURNLEY boxing coach has admitted he was stunned to hear of the death of Gary Speed having only met him on Thursday night.

2011: A night to celebrate Grass Roots Heroes

Lancashire Telegraph: STAR PERFORMERS Members of Witton Warriors celebrate winning Team of the Year

11:19am Tuesday 1st November 2011

IT was a night of celebration, a chance to give a pat on the back and say a collective ‘well done’ to all those involved in grass roots sport.

2011: Sunday best chasing county glory

9:50am Tuesday 25th October 2011

THREE Blackburn Sunday League sides will be looking to progress in to the last 16 of the prestigious LFA Nayler Group Sunday Trophy at the weekend.

Shortlist for Grass Roots Heroes awards revealed

Lancashire Telegraph: Shortlist for Grass Roots Heroes awards revealed

2:30pm Tuesday 4th October 2011

THE search for amateur sporting stars and unsung heroes across East Lancashire is finally over as the shortlist for the first ever Grass Roots Heroes Awards are revealed.

Cast your vote for Grass Roots Heroes People's Choice award

2:57pm Tuesday 4th October 2011

It's up to you to decide who should win the People’s Choice award at the Grass Roots Heroes awards.

Support the Grassroots Heroes, says Steve Davis

Lancashire Telegraph: Steve Davis has a read of the Lancashire Telegraph

1:38pm Tuesday 19th July 2011

SNOOKER legend Steve Davis believes the Grassroots Heroes awards are the perfect way to honour those who do so much for local amatuer sport.

Loyal servants get their just rewards

Lancashire Telegraph: WELL DONE Steve Lee receives their long service award from Lancashire FA president Gordon Howard

10:43am Tuesday 12th July 2011

TWO members of a junior football league have been honoured for their services to sport – dedicating a combined total of more than 80 years to the game they love.

Don't leave Grass Roots Heroes nominations to others

10:45am Tuesday 12th July 2011

STEVE Lee knows all about honouring the heroes of local amateur sport having spent years organising the Blackburn and District Sports Council annual awards.

A whole Heap of support

Lancashire Telegraph: VOICE OF GYMNASTICS Craig Heap

10:48am Tuesday 5th July 2011

CRAIG Heap is a passionate about sport today as he was when winning Common wealth Games gold medals and competing in the Olympics.

LFA chief says grass roots volunteers play vital role

Lancashire Telegraph: BACKING David Burgess

10:41am Tuesday 5th July 2011

THE chief executive of the Lancashire FA is in full support of the Grass Roots Heroes awards.

Awards are a real knockout

Lancashire Telegraph: coach class Nik Tucker, named top coach in the Burnley Community Sports awards, has backed the search for Grass Roots Heroes

10:40am Tuesday 5th July 2011

AN award-winning boxing coach believes the Lancashire Telegraph’s Grass Roots Heroes are a real knockout.

A chance to thank your hero

10:26am Tuesday 5th July 2011

DO you know a Grass Roots Hero?

East Lancs show off predator instinct

Lancashire Telegraph: TOP TEAM Fighters from the East Lancs Predators MMA team

4:51pm Tuesday 28th June 2011

A MIXED martial arts club formed just over two years ago has won its second successive national title.

Young and gifted youngsters show off their talents

4:35pm Tuesday 28th June 2011

TALENTED pupils from across Hyndburn and the Ribble Valley have been taking part in an event held to highlight their skills.

Keeping on voting for your Heroes

2:01pm Tuesday 3rd May 2011

SPONSORS of the Grass Roots Heroes awards are delighted with the pub-lic’s response but have urged them to keep on voting for their stars.

Walker and Hitchon support Grass Roots Heroes awards

Lancashire Telegraph: TOP OF THE WORLD Sophie Hitchon

12:43pm Tuesday 19th April 2011

THEY are world champions in their own right but Paula Walker and Sophie Hitchon have never forgotten their roots.

Stars unite to support Grassroots Heroes awards

Lancashire Telegraph: Simon Garner

2:46pm Tuesday 12th April 2011

THEY may come from rival camps but a Rovers legend and a Clarets star are firmly united when it comes to grass roots sport.

Seach for East Lancashire's Grass Roots heroes

Lancashire Telegraph: Seach for East Lancashire's Grass Roots heroes

8:00am Tuesday 5th April 2011

TODAY the Lancashire Telegraph, together with United Utilities, launches a search to find East Lancashire’s grass roots sporting heroes.

Proud to back Grass Roots awards

Lancashire Telegraph: Proud to back Grass Roots awards

10:51am Tuesday 5th April 2011

UNITED Utilities is very proud to be backing these awards.



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