Zara Naughton: Highly-rated golfer with multiple regional and national honours to her name.

Charlotte Graham: Has excelled on the England Bronze badminton circuit both in singles and doubles.

Roisin Lally: Cyclocross star has triumphed at national level while battling injury.

Harriet Scoular: The young skiier is British U12 champion, and earned several top five finishes.

Hannah Skinner: Another talented skiier, she has also scooped a multitude of national honours.


Jennifer Lapping: Established the popular Jog on the Tyne movement, and inspired many people to get fit and active. In June she ran the length of the River Tyne in 24 hours to raise money for charity.

Alan Sharp: The volunteer chairman of Haltwhistle Swimming and Leisure Centre has been instrumental to the survival of the facility. He has supported other sporting initiatives, notably with Haltwhistle’s football and cricket clubs.

Allan Murray: The 62-year-old cricketer hung up his batting gloves in April, after playing a key role in the most successful season in Humshaugh’s history.

Neil Park: Developed the Tyne Green parkrun in Hexham, bringing the national phenomenon to the Tyne Valley.


Adrian Sutcliffe: Long-serving coach of Wylam Rockettes U13 Girls’ football team, helping them to develop as footballers and also socially.

Lesley Woodhouse: Instrumental in the transformation of Tynedale Netball, and coaching its players to second place in two league competitions this year.


Lynne Marr: Respected athletics coach and official who was crowned England Athletics Official of the Year

Mike Robinson: A committee member at Corbridge Cricket Club since 1971, Mike is now serving his 25th successive year as secretary.

Lorraine Murray-Glendenning: The driving force of Hexham Canoe Club for over 15 years, organising the Tyne Tour and enabling members to compete on the national stage. The sporting community mourned her untimely death in August, aged 50.