Local Heroes of the Covid Crisis recognised
The Club held its first award ceremony on 12th November 2020 to recognise those in our local communities who have gone above and beyond to support people during the pandemic.
The Club held its first Local Community Heroes Award ceremony by Zoom on 12th November to recognise those people who have gone above and beyond to support those in need in their local communities during the pandemic.
The ceremony was hosted by Rotarian Ian Cochrane and attended by a number of the recipients of the award. Certificates were sent out in advance.
The 16 local heroes were as follows:
Stalybridge Junior Football Club - provision of over 1,000 free meals across Tameside during the October 20 half term
Holy Trinity Church, Stalybridge - providing support to vulnerable members of the community
Stalybridge Covid Support Group - providing a helpline and delivery service for vulnerable residents during lockdown
Heyrod Village Store - support given to local residents
Pattisons Family Butchers, Mossley - providing a delivery service for vulnerable members of the community during lockdown
5 A Day Store, Stalybridge - providing food and a delivery service for local residents
Candolim Restaurant, Stalybridge - providing food and a delivery service for vulnerable members of the community
Raja Brothers in Carrbrook, Manchester Road Mossley and Staley Road Mossley - providing a delivery service for vulnerable members of the community
Steve Barton, BEM, Barty's Foodbank - setting up and running Barty's foodbank in Stalybridge
Karen Blackett, Carrbrook - support for local residents whilst working as a key worker at Tameside Hospital
Mrs Valerie Charnock, Carrbrook - keeping the Honesty Shed stocked with homemade meals, fruit, vegetables, jams, cakes, books and magazines
Katie Whamby of Hairess Salon, Stalybridge - helping to meet the needs of customers during lockdown
Danny Power, Carrbrook - providing entertainment in Carrbrook Village during lockdown
Councillor David Sweeton - for volunteering for Tameside East Foodbank
Councillor Jan Jackson - supporting a wide range of local community groups and local residents
Civic Mayor, Councillor Janet Cooper - supporting her own local communities in Longdendale
Congratulations to all our award winners.