Hannah tops fantastic sports award ceremony

Hannah Cockroft was the star attraction as over 350 people piled in to the Venue for the Calderdale Sports Awards.

Scores of youngsters, and some older people too, queued up to have their photograph and picture taken with the double Paralympic gold medalist.

Halifax Courier Sports Awards 2012 at The Venue, Barkisland.'Winners group photo.

Halifax Courier Sports Awards 2012 at The Venue, Barkisland.'Winners group photo.

On a fantastic night for local sport, Pete Emmitt and Lea Roberts presented the prizes to winners from both junior and adult sports in 13 different categories.

The night was crowned by Hannah herself being named the disabled sports person of the year.

For more reaction, pictures and the full list of winners, see the Courier next week for an eight-page supplement.