Youngsters honoured at Try Angle Awards ceremony

Kent Youngsters have been recognised for their accomplishments at this year’s 21st anniversary of the Spirit of Try Angle Awards. The 24 young achievers – picked from regional rounds of the Try Angle Awards held in June and July – were given their trophies at a ceremony that took place at Ashford’s International Hotel on Sunday,…

Try Angle Awards for Dover, Ashford and Shepway

The Try Angle Awards for Dover, Ashford and Shepway have been held with winners announced at a special ceremony at Dover Town Hall. The event was held on Thursday, July 16, and in attendance were a magnificent range of inspirational youngsters who have achieved awards across a range of diverse categories. There were eight categories…

Winners revealed at 2015 KEiBA

The winners of this year’s Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA) have been celebrating their success at a sparkling event at Detling. The ceremony, staged and produced by Kent County Council and the Kent Messenger, awarded business people in the 15 KEiBA categories at the Kent Showground. Mark Dance, Cabinet Member for Regeneration & Economic…

Kent Learning Disability Awards launched

Nominations are open for people to put forward unsung heroes who have made a difference to those with learning disabilities. Now in their second year, Kent County Council is asking for nominations for people, businesses and services which have gone above and beyond in supporting and improving the lives of people with learning disabilities. The…

KEiBA finalists announced

Getting down to business, the finalists for the Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA) have been announced. The 46 companies were revealed at the Kent 2020 Vision business event today. The winners in the 15 KEiBA categories – such as Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Employer of the Year and Business Commitment to the Community…

Kent County Council up for six top local government awards

The shortlist for the 2015 Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards has been announced with Kent County Council scooping six nominations. There were 663 entries in total this year from a record 222 organisations. KCC’s Economic Development Unit is recognised in three categories: The No Use Empty scheme – bringing empty properties back into use as…

Youngsters from across the county have been recognised for their accomplishments at this year’s 20th anniversary of the Spirit of Try Angle Awards.

Youngsters honoured at Try Angle awards ceremony

Youngsters from across the county have been recognised for their accomplishments at this year’s 20th anniversary of the Spirit of Try Angle Awards. The 24 young achievers – picked from regional rounds of the Try Angle Awards held in June and July – were given their trophies at a ceremony that took place at Ashford’s International…

The annual John Downton Awards for Young Artists

Kent’s Young Artists show their talent

A competition for young artists across the county reaches its climax with an exhibition of their work at County Hall, Maidstone, starting later this month. The annual John Downton Awards for Young Artists commemorate John Downton, the celebrated Kent artist, poet and philosopher, who was born in Erith in 1906. This annual exhibition encourages and…