Councillor Arooj Shah Deputy Leader & Cabinet Member for Social Justice and Communities

Councillor Arooj Shah
Deputy Leader & Cabinet Member for Social Justice and Communities

Councillor A Shah
Oldham Council
Room 347, Level 3
Civic Centre
West Street, Oldham OL1 1UL

Peter Turner
Rotary Club of Chadderton & Failsworth

Dear Peter

Thank you for all you are doing.

In good times and bad Oldham’s strength has come from its community. I’m so proud to be from a place where people look out for their neighbours and will give up their time or money to help others when they are struggling.

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has been a huge test for everyone, whether they are self-isolating, caring for friends or relatives, or putting themselves in danger to serve as a key worker.

It has been heart-warming to see people coming out of their homes on a Thursday evening to applaud our NHS, carers and other key workers who have done such a fantastic job in such difficult circumstances. But I’m writing because I don’t want the incredible work of groups like yours to go unrecognised.

Thank you so much for everything you and everyone at the Rotary Club of Chadderton & Failsworth continue to do. Without a doubt, Oldham would be in a far worse situation if it wasn’t for the generosity, spirit and determination we have seen from residents helping those who need it with food, equipment or just a friendly word. It reminds me why we’re lucky to live where we do, and how much we have to build on when the recovery begins.

Yours sincerely
Councillor Arooj Shah
Deputy Leader & Cabinet Member for Social Justice and Communities


05/06/2020

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