Sports Awards 2014 - choose your local heroes

The 2014 Peterborough Telegraph Sports Awards - celebrating local sporting achievements
The 2014 Peterborough Telegraph Sports Awards - celebrating local sporting achievements
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See our 12-page supplement online: The Peterborough Telegraph Sports Awards 2014 are upon us, time for you to get voting for your local heroes.

View our 12-page Sports Awards supplement from this week’s PT online now (published 11 December).

Our sportsmen and sportswomen have already done their bit in 2014, and now it’s over to you, the readers, to decide which achievements you consider to have been the best.

In today’s special 12-page supplement we put the spotlight on some of the many people who made an impression in 2014, but feel free to vote for anyone you feel deserves it.

The supplement merely offers suggestions in each category and that’s all they are. The choice is entirely down to you.

Within the 12-page supplement is a voting form and details of how to vote by text as well.

The top three in each of the 10 categories when voting closes on Friday, 16 January will be invited to the annual awards bash at the Cresset on Friday, 30 January when the winners will be announced and the sponsors will present the trophies.

Peterborough Telegraph sports editor Bob French said: “We’ve had world champions, European champions and British champions in a wide variety of sports in the area and we’re looking forward to an exciting four weeks of voting.”

Award categories and sponsors:

Sports Personality of the Year, sponsored by The Cresset

Sportsman of the Year, sponsored by Motorpoint

Sportswoman of the Year, sponsored by Moore Steel Developments Ltd

Team of the Year, sponsored by Sports Ground Development Ltd

Footballer of the Year, sponsored by Focus People Solutions

Junior Footballer of the Year (Aged 16 Or Under On January 1st 2014), sponsored by Focus Publishing

Junior Sportsman of the Year (16 Or Under On January 1 St 2014), sponsored by Farm Machinery Locator Magazine

Junior Sportswoman of the Year (Aged 16 Or Under On January 1st 2014), sponsored by Truck and Plant Locator Magazine

Coach of the Year, sponsored by Coca-Cola Enterprises

Unsung Hero, sponsored by Focus Business Media

Vote by text:

Text your votes before midnight on Friday, 16 January, 2015 to 65550 starting your message with the code PETAWARDS then a space, then the abbreviated category name (see below), followed by the name of the person or team you wish to vote for. Please include your own name and address.

You can vote in as many categories as you wish in one text message, but each message should contain no more than 160 characters.

Category abbreviations:

Sports Personality - SP; Sportsman - SM; Sports-woman - SW; Team - TM; Junior Sportsman - JSM; Junior Sportswoman - JSW; Footballer - F; Junior Footballer - JF; Unsung Hero - UH; Coach - C

Terms & Conditions:

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This is a Johnston Press Group competition. Johnston Press standard terms and conditions apply (these can be found at www.johnstonpress.co.uk/competition) and voting is deemed as acceptance of these terms. Line closes at 23.59 on Friday January 16, 2015.

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