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 Zoom awards ceremony to recognise local heroes of the Covid crisis

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.

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