Exmouth and Budleigh volunteers up for awards

SPORTSMEN and women from the Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton area are in the finals of the Devon Sports Awards.

SPORTSMEN and women from the Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton area are in the finals of the Devon Sports Awards.

Brian Worts of Exmouth Community College, Exe Table Tennis Club, and Richard Newcombe of the Exe Sailing Club have been nominated in the Volunteer of the Year category sponsored by South West Water.

While Lloyd White of the Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club has been nominated in the Young Volunteer of the year sponsored by Devon Learning and Development Partnership.

James Bogue, Event Co-ordinator at Active Devon said "This year we have a real mix of sports incorporating traditional team sports, racquet sports, athletics, fencing and martial arts. It is also nice to see nominations from a number of sports clubs for disabled people and that some of those nominations have made it through to the finalist stage.