Nick receives an Award
Nick Hartshorne-Evans the founder and now Trustee of Pumping Marvellous won the “Health Champion of Burnley” award last night with 200 people at a packed Mechanics Theatre in Burnley on the 16th June 2011. The event was hosted by Tony Livesey the BBC radio and TV presenter.
This is what was said by the organiser. The award was sponsored by Aircelle of Burnley, Burnleys largest employer and manufacturers of Aerospace Nacelle’s. A true world leader.
“Nick was admitted to hospital with an infection of his heart muscle resulting in Heart Failure in January 2010 at the age of 39. Nick has worked hard to recover and accessed Burnley Councils Healthy Lifestyles team for support. Nick’s passion to help people in a similair situation to himself led him to set up “Pumping Marvellous”; a dedicated heart failure patient and carer website which is so unique it has attracted attracte attention across the country. Nick campaigns tirelessly in aid of heart failure patients and their carers and is also currenlty helping to raise funds for the new 3D echo scanner at the Royal Blackburn Hospital called the “Heart of Blackburn” appeal”
Trustee Shortlisted for Award
Nick who is the founding member of Pumping Marvellous and is a Heart Failure patient has been shortlisted for Burnley Borough Council‘s Annual Burnley Community Sports Awards for their Health Champion Award.
The letter from Burnley Borough Council says “The awards evening, at Burnley Mechanics famous theatre and venue aims to bring together people from the local community that have achieved or devoted time to sport, physical activity and their community. The evening recognises some of the fantastic time and effort that people put into developing Sport and Physical Activity within the community.”