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Everyone Active, Brio and GLL among big winners at largest ever ukactive Awards

Leisure operators Everyone Active and GLL each picked up three gongs at the ukactive Awards last night, held as part of the Active Uprising event at Manchester Central.

More than 800 guest attended the awards ceremony, which saw Brio Leisure win the hotly contested Organisation of the Year Award.

Everyone Active won the Insight of the Year and the Digital Transformation of the Year awards, while also picking up the Kids Award based on its work at the Lammas Leisure Centre near Mansfield.

Its three wins were matched by leisure trust GLL, which secured two Regional Club of the Year awards – for London and Wales & Northern Ireland – and the Unsung Hero Award, given to staff member Haider Ali for his work at Wembley Leisure Centre.

In all, winners were celebrated across 23 diverse categories – marking the largest ever ukactive Awards.

ukactive acting CEO Huw Edwards said: “We expanded the ukactive Awards to celebrate every aspect of our growing sector.

"Last night was a fantastic opportunity to take stock, celebrate, and look forward to the year ahead.

“Congratulations not just to all of the fantastic award winners, but to every finalist and entrant, all of whom are fantastic examples of the extraordinary work we do as a sector to get more people, more active, more often.”

The full list of winners:

Club/Centre of the Year: OnePT Ltd

Regional Clubs/Centre of the Year (Scotland): Edinburgh Leisure, Drumbrae Leisure Centre

Regional Clubs/Centre of the Year (North): OnePT Ltd Regional Clubs/Centre of the Year (Midlands): Serco Leisure, Oak Tree Leisure Centre

Regional Clubs/Centre of the Year (London): GLL, Rainbow Leisure Centre & SpaRegional Clubs/Centre of the Year (South): Anytime Fitness Farnham

Regional Clubs/Centre of the Year (Wales & Northern Ireland): GLL, Olympia Leisure Centre & Spa

Physical Activity Excellence Award: King's Sport - King's College London

Supplier of the Year: STA

New Concept, Build or Design of the Year: Serco Leisure, Stechford

Workplace Wellbeing Programme of the Year: Gladstone

Kids Award: Everyone Active, Lammas Leisure Centre

Healthy Communities Award: Abbeycroft Leisure

Activation of the Year: Ordnance Survey

Marketing Campaign of the Year: North Lanarkshire Leisure

Inclusion & Disability Award: Active Tameside

Insight of the Year: Everyone Active

Digital Transformation of the Year: Everyone Active

Physical Activity Champion of the Year: Ruben and Elena Evans-Guillen

Transformational Leadership Award: Life Leisure

Unsung Hero Award: Haider Ali, GLL

Organisation of the Year Award: Brio Leisure

Personality of the Year: Professor Greg Whyte

Outstanding Contribution: Rich Millard

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Everyone Active, Brio and GLL among big winners at largest ever ukactive Awards

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