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ActiveWestminster Awards 2023 – Shortlisted Finalists

The Active Westminster Awards 2023 - Shortlisted Finalists

The ActiveWestminster Awards 2023 recognise those who change lives through their outstanding contribution to physical activity, leisure and sport.

We received over 300 nominations from residents for the awards, only possible thanks to everyone who took the time to recognise the hard work of inspiring people and organisations across Westminster.

The shortlisted finalists have been invited to the awards ceremony taking place on Friday 17 November at Porchester Hall where the winners will walk away with some great prizes donated by our sponsors.

This year’s shortlisted finalists

Inclusive Award

Paul Davis - Pro Touch Soccer Academy

One Westminster Learning Disability Volunteering Project

Queen Mother Sports Centre

Rewarding and Celebrating Diversity Award

Caxton Youth Organisation


Aimee Pickering

Change4Life Award

Renegades Netball Club

London Capital FC

Aya Kassem - Hurdles2Hoops

OneYou Award

Paula Andrea - Fun4Over50's


Tess Jelen - Breath Easy; Fit for Life

Active Place or Space Award

Moberly Sports Centre

The Porchester Centre

Paddington Recreation Ground

Queen Mother Leisure Centre

PE & School Sports Award

St Marys Bryanston Square

Queens College Preparatory School

St Augustine's High School

Club or Coach of the Year Award

Chelsea & Westminster Swim Club

Connor Bagenal

Francis Almeida; Green House Sports

Sports Personality of the Year

Felix Thomis

Edward Whittles

Niloufar Rezaei

The Lord Mayor of Westminster Unsung Hero Award, In memory of Mariam Sabir

Charlotte Thomas - Rowe - Hurdles2Hoops

Abdul Aziz Toki

Yunus Ahmed

Good luck to all the finalists and thank you again to everyone who submitted a nomination.

For more information, please visit the main ActiveWestminster Awards page on the Westminster website.

Nominations for the ActiveWestminster Awards 2023 are now closed

Nominations for the ActiveWestminster Awards



The ActiveWestminster awards is an annual event recognising the communities and individuals who make the City of Westminster a great place to get and stay active.

Now, in its 14th year, the Awards are a mainstay of the ActiveWestminster calendar, bringing our community together to recognise and celebrate the people and organisations who help us create an active city for all. 

Nominations have now been closed. Our panellists will be reviewing all nominations in each category, and we will announce the finalists before the Awards ceremony on the 19 November.

For more information, please visit the main ActiveWestminster Awards on the Westminster website