Nominate a young person for the Kent Try Angle Award.

Hollingbourne Parish Council has received the following message from local Kent County Councillor Shellina Prendergast. Please Read More for further information.

Hello All,
Wonder if you could help promote this on your social media pages if you have them – Facebook, Twitter etc – we all have young people in our communities who go the extra mile and really deserve their efforts to be recognised. I’ve attended district and county finals in the past – and it really does put a spring in your step when you see what they have achieved and often under some very challenging circumstances. Details below.

The Try Angle Awards this year celebrates its 25th anniversary recognizing the efforts and achievements of young people and groups in our community who really TRY their best aged 11-18 years old (up to 25 years recognizing special needs and disabilities).

Nominations are open until 30 June across the 8 categories (Sports, Art, Music, Community Action, Good Friends and Young Carers, Personal Development, Courage and Positive Intervention) .

Nominations are now open via<

Remember any one can nominate – friend, teacher, social worker, youth worker, parent, guardian, grandparents and so on.
Each young person nominated will receive a wonderful recognition certificate, and once consented will be put forward to the District finals and then hopefully we will see them at the prestigious County Final too.

These awards highlight and showcase the wonderful work and achievements young people of Kent are doing, so please share this message and keep nominating.

Pictured  below is Councillor Prendergast.

Maidstone Rural East County Councillor Shellina Prendergast.

Hollingbourne residents Rosie and William Harman from Eyhorne Street won Try Angle Awards in 2012 rescuing a cousin from an icy pond and for looking after their mother who was suffering from cancer at the time. They also won the Spirit of Try angle Award that was presented by the then Mayor of Maidstone, Rod Nelson Gracie. Their mother Kim Harman adds ” These awards are like gold dust as you are up against children all over Kent. I just think that if people know what these awards are for rather they will realise that they are an incredible achievement for a child to win and a proud moment”.¬†

Pictured below are the awards and a photograph of Rosie and William with the Mayor of Maidstone.

The display of the Hollingbourne Try Angle Awards in 2012.