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Celebrating the contributions and achievements of our partners over the past twelve months

Fields in Trust Awards 2017

When?

Evening, Wednesday 29th November 2017

Where?

We are excited to be holding our annual Fields in Trust Awards in the sparkling sporting surroundings of Lord's Cricket Ground once again this year.

What?

With several exciting new awards this year, including Friends Group of the Year, the Fields in Trust Awards recognise and reward the efforts and achievements of Fields in Trust sites and those who work on and for them to make them the best they can be.

Please download the Nomination Pack for more information.

Nominations for this year's Awards are now open and will close on Sunday 22nd October. Find out about each award below and follow the link to submit your nomination.

 

Early BirdEarly Bird Reward!
Submit your nomination form by 29th September, and if you are shortlisted, you are automatically entered into a draw to win one of three £100 cheques towards your travel expenses to Lord's.

 


 

"It was a really enjoyable evening, not only the superb venue and dinner, but having the opportunity to talk to others across the country facing the same issues and all passionate about keeping our playing fields safe and accessible."
– Friends of Hervey Road

 


 

The Awards

UK's Best Park,
as voted by YOU!


Nominations open at 9am on Thursday 21st September
If you think that a park near you is the best in the country, tell us all about it and then encourage all your friends and family to vote for it!
UK's Best Park, as voted by YOU!
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Getting Active on a
Fields in Trust site
(Team Sports)


supported by Sport England,
Sport Northern Ireland,
sportscotland and Sport Wales

Fields in Trust Awards
Tell us how you've transformed team sport on your site, worked to increase participation for all ages and abilities, seen new leagues or teams emerge and new partnerships develop!

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Open to any Fields in Trust protected site
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Getting Active on a
Fields in Trust site
(Individual Sports)


supported by
England Athletics
and parkrun

Fields in Trust Awards
Tell us how you've transfored indvidual sport on your site, worked to increase participation for all ages and abilities, welcomed new volunteers and seen new partnerships develop!

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Open to any Fields in Trust protected site
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Getting Active on a
Fields in Trust site
(Informal Activities)


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Tell us how you've transfored informal activities on your site, worked to increase participation for all ages and abilities, welcomed new volunteers and seen new partnerships develop!

Open to any Fields in Trust protected site
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Best Play Initiative on a
Fields in Trust site


Fields in Trust Awards
Have you encouraged more play on your site? Maybe been part of PlayDay, or improved the play facilities? If you have then this is the award for you!

Open to any Fields in Trust protected site
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Most Improved
Fields in Trust site


Fields in Trust Awards
Tell us the story behind recent improvements your site has had and the impact they've had on those who use it.

Open to any Fields in Trust protected site
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Friends Group
of the Year


Fields in Trust Awards
Has your Friends of group worked to make your green space an amazing part of your community. Your group will be inclusive, creative and effective in your support and management of your green space.

Open to any 'Friends of' Group in the UK
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Fields in Trust
Community Champion


Fields in Trust Awards
Is there someone who's really made a difference to your local green space? Someone who's gone the extra mile organising events, or encouraging others to get involved? This is your chance to get them the recognition you feel they deserve!

Open to anyone in the UK. Volunteers only please!
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Fields in Trust
Young Champion


supported by Groundwork

Fields in Trust Awards
Do you know someone who is a great Young Champion? Aged between 16-24, have they been out in all weathers helping improve their local green space, or encouraging others to get active? Maybe they were a driving force behind an event? If so, tell us all about it and help them get the recognition you feel they deserve.
Fields in Trust Awards

Open to anyone in the UK aged 16-24
Volunteers only please!
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Best Have a Field Day on a Fields in Trust site

Fields in Trust Awards
Did you bring your community together this summer with a fun-filled Have a Field Day? Tell us all about what you got up to and the impact your event had.

Open to any green space with a registered Have a Field Day with Fields in Trust in 2017

 

The closing date for nominations is Sunday 22nd October. If your nomination is shortlisted you will receive an email inviting you to attend the Awards Ceremony.

 


 

"It was an inspirational evening, to see the work that is being undertaken all over the country to protect and improve recreation and leisure grounds for future generations to enjoy."
– Sue Nelson, Shenstone Parish Council

 


 

Jacqui OatleyAwards Host

We're thrilled that sports presenter Jacqui Oatley MBE will be hosting this year's Awards Ceremony. Launching nominations for the Awards, Jacqui said: "I'm delighted to be hosting this year's Fields in Trust Awards and can't wait to hear stories of the fantastic work being done on green spaces across the UK."

 


 

Awards Supporters

Thank you to the Awards supporters:

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Previous Awards

Find out more about the winners at the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Fields in Trust Awards.