At this years KCC Try Angle award Sheppey young people scooped the board with Triangle Award wins. The Try Angle awards are run by Kent County Council celebrate young people and their achievements and is in its 22nd year and was held at the Ashford Internationial Hotel.
Local artist Tammy Halsall won a Try Angle award for Swale for her contribution to the Arts, her work on the “Isle of Sheppey letters” public art work is now on display at the gateway to sheerness train station. Not only did Tammy win for Swale but out of 800 nominations she was also was one of 24 regional finalist picking up her award at this years KKC event.
Supporting Tammy at the awards event were her family plus Sheppey Matters Board member and founder of ADHD Sheppey Bev Nolker along with members of the Sheppey Matters arts and media team.
Congratulations also go out to Calli-Marie Brighton for winning an award for her community work and to the pupils from the Oasis Academy for their work running a much needed Dementia Cafe.
Seeing so many young people receive awards for their service, contribution and commitment to our community and its residents was a testimony to the strength, courage and creativity of our youth.
We wish all the winners and our own Tammy Halsall from Sheppey Matters and AFHD Sheppey best of luck with her future art projects.
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