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 in total with three winners in each category.

The categories were: Courage; Positive Intervention; Good Friends and Young Carers; Arts; Music; Sports; Personal Development; and Community Action.

Guests included The Mayor of Dover, Chris Precious; Mayor of Sandwich, Paul Graeme; Mayor of Deal, Adrian Friend; Mayor of Folkestone, Emily Arnold; Mayor of Lydd, Tom Dawes; Mayor of New Romney, Patricia Rolfe.

Alongside them were representatives from the Try Angle Foundation including Barry Clout and Bill Butler, one of the original founders of the Try Angles.

The event, held at Dover Town Hall, Biggin Street, was hosted by Luke Davies and Jodie Melville.

Entertainment was provided by Sebastian Fairley and Chevonne Lane from Astor College.

Kent County Council Cabinet Member for Community Services Mike Hill OBE said: “The night was all about the celebration of youngsters in Dover, Ashford and Shepway.

“It is the fifth year that the three districts have come together to present these Try Angle awards which themselves are now in their 21st year.

“This was the first year that the newly formed South Area Team of Early Help and Preventative Services of Kent County Council have worked closely with the Try Angle Foundation to bring the evening’s celebration of young people.”


Category Dover Ashford Shepway
Arts Jasmine Sampson
Joshua Marvin17 Jack Clarke18 
Music Molly Brazier Ashley  Newick Jayde Shane14
Sport or Outdoor Activity Astasia Amber15  Faith Cox14 Jack Sproston18
Community Action Olivia Moroney15  Charlie Rawlinson15 Memory Makers Group
Good Friends and Young carers Rhys Holdstock11  Charlote Baines15 Paige King18 
Personal Development Vicky Preik24  Coby Hunt11 Ellie Heath17
Courage Josh Caister13  Macauley Chrystie14 Joe Blomfield14
Positive Intervention George  Parsons17 Charlie Rawlinson16 Lydd Youth Set Youth Club


Try Angle Awards for Dover, Ashford and Shepway was last modified: July 31st, 2015 by Thom Morris