FOUR Vale stars are among the nominated finalists for the Herefordshire and Worcestershire 2012 sports awards.

The event is organised by the Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire and will be held at Sixways Stadium, Worcester, on November 14.

LOCAL NOMINEES

Junior male sports person of the year: Edward Higson (sailing, Evesham); senior female sports person: Emma Gooderham (Malvern Joggers and Bowbrook House School); junior female sports person: Tazmin Pugh (Pershore Swimming Club); club of the year: Pershore Women’s Touch Rugby Club; volunteer of the year: Abi Penrose (Evesham Rowing Club).