NOMINATIONS are being invited for an award that recognises Gloucestershire’s brightest young sporting stars.

The GPFA Honourable Company of Gloucestershire Award is an annual sports award scheme administered by the Gloucestershire Playing Fields Association on behalf of The Honourable Company of Gloucestershire that recognises the best young sporting talent in the county.

To qualify applicants need to be 15-19 years of age on the 1st September 2014 and have the potential for outstanding achievement in their sport The award winners receive a small financial bursary to be used towards their equipment and training costs.

Successful applicants will be presented their award by the Association’s President, Dame Janet Trotter DBE and the Warden of The Honourable Company of Gloucestershire at a ceremony in October.

Nominations may be made by the individual’s parent, governing body, coach or instructor and should include details of their achievements to date.

Nominations need to be made by September 5 and an application form can be obtained from: Graham Ross,33 Spinney Road, Barnwood, Gloucester GL4 3YX.