A REVAMPED sports centre in South Bucks has been shortlisted for a national award.

The Beacon Sports Centre is one of the finalists in this year’s ukactive and Matrix Flame Awards, the most highly coveted accolade of the health and fitness sector.

Finalists have been invited to this year’s ‘Ball of Fire’ on July 2.

The Beacon Sports Centre General Manager Steve O’Reilly said: “Myself and all of the staff are thoroughly delighted with this news. After the hard work and investment in the sports centre we have a just reward. Let’s hope we do well in the final.”