Graduation day is time for celebration for young people in Hailsham

The Mayor of Hailsham attended a special ceremony to celebrate the achievements of young people who have completed their course as part of the Hailsham Works! project.

Cllr Jo Bentley joined fellow councillors and Tomorrow’s People project staff at the graduation ceremony which took place at the Civic Community Hall in Vicarage Lane on December 16. Framed certificates were presented to eight graduates including Liam Goodey, Kayleigh Corben, Stacey Walker and Brian Hamilton. Cllr Bentley said: “The Hailsham Works! scheme is designed to help the hardest-to-reach young people to gain confidence, conquer any difficulties they may be experiencing in terms of entering the workplace and acquiring new skills to help them on their way to a successful job and career.”