We knew that to turn the tide in Blackpool it would take more than health services working alone. So, in response to a Government directive to work more closely with professional sports clubs, we launched Altogether Now — a Legacy for Blackpool.
Throughout his career he provided fans with numerous moments to remember. Now football legend, Jimmy Armfield CBE, is using these to support a dementia awareness campaign.
There were a huge number of nominations received for the 2015 Altogether Now Community Sports awards, all of which demonstrated the sheer commitment and dedication of individuals and teams from across Blackpool.
Thank you to everybody who submitted nominations for the Altogether Now Community Sports Awards 2015. We can now reveal the first of the short-listed nominees.
An award-winning healthy lifestyles programme is helping to halt a rise in childhood obesity across Blackpool.
Champion boxer Brian Rose, is among a list of high profile stars set to recognise Blackpool’s sporting talent.
Brian is strongly backing the Altogether Now – a Legacy for Blackpool Community Sports Awards 2015 and encouraging nominations for the event which will showcase the successes of both individuals and teams across the town, in 12 separate categories.