The Active Suffolk Awards 2022

On Friday 18th November 2022, over 200 guests came to celebrate a night of Suffolk's Sporting achievements at Trinity Park, Ipswich.

It was the first in person event since the pandemic and it did not disappoint! Hosted by Graeme Mac and Connor Bennett from BBC Radio Suffolk, the event was packed with inspirational interviews with the shortlisted nominees for the Sports personality of the Year Award, plus twelve award presentations were given, celebrating success, dedication and commitment to sport, physical activity and communities in Suffolk.

The winners of the night were as follows:

­Sports Personality of the Year
Zoe Newson

­Young Sports Personality of the Year
Grace Spooner

Active Unsung Hero
Imogen Hayward

Active Community of the Year
The Coddenham Centre

Activity Champion of the Year
Jordanna Campbell

­Active Club of the Year
Hadleigh Stars Gymnastics Club

Active Primary School of the Year
Red Oak Primary School

Active Secondary School of the Year
Hartismere High

Team of the Year
Suffolk Women's Cricket Team

Innovative Project of the Year
The Suffolk FA's Refugees Football Project

Lifetime Achievement Award
Andy Read

­Active Change Award
Abbie Shores

Photo credit to Keith Mindham