From left to right, the Mayor of Trafford, Cllr Rob Chilton, the Mayoress, Mrs Zoe Marshall, author Lemn Sissay, Cllr Catherine Hynes, Trafford Council’s Executive Member for Children’s Social Care and Ged Rowney, Interim Director of Children's Services, Trafford Council
Trafford Council celebrated the achievements of its talented children in care at a glittering awards ceremony. More than 80 looked after children and care leavers attended the annual Children Care awards night in The Point at Lancashire Cricket Club on Monday evening.
The youngsters were nominated for awards in six categories; Outstanding Learner Award; Helping Others; Dance, Drama, and Music; Youth Voice; Sports Star and Personal Journey with over 50 young people winning certificates and prizes on the night.
Two Young People also won the prestigious ‘Sale and District Lions Achiever of the Year Award’ and prize money with Trafford’s own Aftercare Forum taking the James Fanshawe prize for Youth Voice.
The Mayor of Trafford, Cllr Rob Chilton, attended the event along with the Mayoress, Mrs Zoe Marshall and author Lemn Sissay.
Cllr Catherine Hynes, Trafford Council’s Executive Member for Children’s Social Care, said:
The event is to celebrate the many successes of Trafford’s Looked After Children and Care Leavers and the great things that they are accomplishing.
The audience enjoyed great performances from Young People with the help of Gorse Hill Studios. We are extremely proud of all our young people and our honoured to be able to recognise their many achievements.”
Posted on Wednesday 18th September 2019