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The Angus Festival of Opportunities was held in the Enterprise Centre at Dundee & Angus College on Wednesday. Many stalls were on offer  and about 75 young people turned up with 25+ adults to see if they can help their future. Pictured are some of them with the stall holders.

The Angus Festival of Opportunities was held in the Enterprise Centre at Dundee & Angus College on Wednesday. Many stalls were on offer and about 75 young people turned up with 25+ adults to see if they can help their future. Pictured are some of them with the stall holders.

Angus Council’s sports development team is once again set to honour the local area’s rising sporting stars.

The Angus Sports Awards are set to be held in March and nominations are now open for the event.

To be eligible for an Angus Sports Award, the nominee must be an Angus resident, have amateur status and compete in a sport recognised by sportscotland.

Nominations for the Angus Sports Awards 2013 can be completed and submitted online at www.angus.gov.uk/leisure and forms are also available from all Angus Council leisure facilities, ACCESS offices, libraries and museums.

Completed nominations should be returned to Angus Council Sports Development Team, The Yard, Queenswell Road, Forfar, DD8 3JA by 10 a.m. on Monday, February 10.

The selection panel will meet in February to finalise the short list and winners for each award category.

The Angus Sports Awards 2013 will take place on Thursday, March 13 at 7 p.m. at the Reid Hall, Forfar.

Radio Tay is again showing support for the Angus Sports Awards by hosting and broadcasting the event.

Award categories are: sports personality of the year; young sports personality of the year, coach of the year; team of the year; sports personality of the year for people with a disability; service to sport award; club volunteer of the year and school sports volunteer of the year award.

Among the local winners at last year’s awards ceremony were the Angus Ladies’ County Golf Association, who became Scottish County Champions by beating the three other finalists from south, east and west, the first time Angus has achieved this in 103 years.

Also recognised was Winston Webber of Arbroath & District Athletic Club who has been involved with sport for over 20 years.

 

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