Share

Light rain

Fri

16°C | 7°C

Sunny

Sat

16°C | 8°C

Sunny spells

Sun

16°C | 10°C

Home   Sheerness   News   Article

Sheppey Matters' big birthday bash attracts hundreds of Islanders and some superheroes too

28 August 2014
by Emma Grove

Sheppey Matters hosted a big bash on the green space between the leisure centre and swimming pool in Sheerness on Friday.

A group of 40 children had lunch provided by the Waterfront Cafe and were joined by Peppa Pig and Spiderman and had their pictures taken.

Staff from Sheppey Matters celebrating at the 20th Birthday Big Bash

Staff from Sheppey Matters celebrating at the 20th Birthday Big Bash

Community chef Mike Spackman was there serving up afternoon tea, Minster resident Tracey Hammond had made a birthday cake, Sheppey FM provided entertainment all day, the Harmony Therapy Trust was there as well as Giggle Wiggles soft play, a bouncy castle and Animal Encounters.

Manager Nigel Martin gave a speech and thanked everyone for their help and support.

The charity was set up by Mike Brown to help people with their health and has grown over the years to now run numerous projects across the Island with more than 60 staff and volunteers on board.

Children and superheroes at the Sheppey Matters' birthday bash

Children and superheroes at the Sheppey Matters' birthday bash

Assistant manager Becky Gebbie said: “It was a massive, massive success.

“Everybody here has just pulled together and made it happen and I would like to say a huge thank you to them and Swale Community Leisure for its help.”

Mr Martin added: “It’s surpassed all we were hoping for.

“It was a fantastic effort all round and I’d like to say a big thank you to all our team and volunteers who made it all possible.”

Click here for more news from Sheerness.

Click here for more news from around the county.

Comments 

Forgotten Password?

Forgotten Username?

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments.
Please click here for our house rules.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.