Forest named as lead sponsor for Rushcliffe council award scheme

Rushcliffe

Nottingham Forest are delighted to announce their lead sponsorship of Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Celebrating Rushcliffe Awards.

The collaboration builds on the club’s continued work with communities across Nottinghamshire, teaming up with the authority to acknowledge the Borough’s wonderful volunteers, businesses and environmentalists.

The awards also celebrate clubs and organisations, sports teams and athletes and the best of Rushcliffe’s health and wellbeing and food and drink sectors.It will culminate in the club also sponsoring and presenting the final award of the evening, The Pride of Rushcliffe Award. It honours an individual or organisation who make others proud to live in Rushcliffe, leading by example to make the Borough a better place to live and work.

At a launch at The City Ground this week, Chairman Nicholas Randall met Leader of the Council Cllr Simon Robinson, Liv Steer, shortlisted for the Young Person of the Year Award and Max Woodburn, shortlisted for the Young Environmentalist of the Year Award.

He said: “We are delighted to sponsor the Celebrating Rushcliffe Awards to recognise the fantastic achievements of individuals, teams and organisations across the Borough. As a club, we are very proud to call Rushcliffe our home and it is vitally important to us to ensure we play our part in the community.

“We are very much looking forward to the evening and celebrating the achievements of everyone in the borough, as well as handing over the prestigious Pride of Rushcliffe Award.”

Over 30 groups and individuals have been shortlisted for this year’s accolades and all have been invited to a ceremony at the Becket School in West Bridgford on Wednesday November 20 to showcase their achievements in conjunction with media partner The West Bridgford Wire.

Cllr Robinson added: “We’re proud the awards are being supported by an organisation with the stature of Nottingham Forest who contribute so much to Rushcliffe being a great place to live, having great sport and a great lifestyle.

“The club continue to make a huge impact with their work across the East Midlands and with charities and we’re very pleased they have chosen to join us in recognising the countless groups and individuals from Rushcliffe who are at the heart of our communities.

“This celebration and their support of the Pride of Rushcliffe Award is a fitting partnership on what I am sure will be an evening that will inspire us all.”