GOALS:
·         To improve the area known as the Isle of Sheppey for the benefit of the inhabitants of the area
·         To encourage the goodwill and involvement of the wider community
·         To foster community spirit and encourage civic pride
·         Increase participation in cultural, leisure and sporting activities by promoting activities near where people live, especially in rural areas and in harder to reach communities
·         Raise the quality and help shape the local identify, recognise and promote the distinctive characteristics of Sheppey to the tourist industry
·         Support the identity of Sheppey in its rich maritime, first flight, aeronautical and archaeological history and heritage as a place to visit and invest
·         To promote the Island’s countryside, coastline and heritage with the Swale Borough’s wider environmental enhancement and cultural development
·         Increase the value of green and open space as a cultural, heritage and tourism offer
·         Recognise the natural environment as a key part of Sheppey’s cultural, heritage and tourism offer
·         Promote access to recreational activities to tourists and the local community
·         Increase community involvement in decision-making, bringing about a greater sense of participation and identity
·         Investigate and uncover opportunities to add to Sheppey’s tourism offer
·         Develop tourism on Sheppey in line with the “Ambitions for Swale 2009-2016” document




SHEPPEY TOURISM ALLIANCE, BLUE TOWN HERITAGE CENTRE, HIGH STREET, SHEERNESS, KENT ME12 1RW
TEL. 01795 662981 EMAIL sheppeyta@hotmail.co.uk
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