Young people from Raglan Housing Association celebrate after winning award for Side by Side project

Young photographers win award for project capturing both sides of financial divide

Young photographers win award for project capturing both sides of financial divide

First published in News

A TEAM of young people from Raglan Housing Association in Poole are celebrating after being awarded a judges’ prize in the England final of Lloyds Bank’s Money for Life Challenge.

The team of residents aged 16 to 21 fought off competition from all over England at the ceremony in London with their project Side by Side, a photography exhibition at the Quay Foyer displaying both sides of the financial divide.

Judges were impressed with the way they had opened eyes in Poole and challenged attitudes to money management and awarded the special prize of £300 and money management sessions.

“It feels a real honour to be recognised in such a way by the judges,” said Kyle Jenkins, 21, from Side by Side. “Money management is such an important skill and we have really enjoyed creating the project.

“We believe that our project has already made some people think differently about money through what we’ve achieved with our project and are already planning what we’re going to do to take the project further.”

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree