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Mayor thanks Rochdale Online

Date published: 17 May 2019


Mayor Mohammed Zaman invited staff from Rochdale Online to the Mayor's Parlour to receive a Mayor's Recognition Award for all their support during his Mayoral year.

Claire Flett and Katie Davies from Rochdale Online joined the Mayor on Friday 17 May to receive the award on behalf of the company.

Mayor Mohammed Zaman said: “Its important to raise awareness of the good works done by many groups in the community, and Rochdale Online have supported me each week by telling stories about the groups I have visited during my term in office.

“This award is to show my appreciation for all the work Rochdale Online does in promoting what’s good about the borough of Rochdale.”

Claire Flett said: “It has been a pleasure to work so closely with the Mayor this year on his weekly columns and to keep people informed about just how hard he and his team work.”

“We are delighted to receive this award and be recognised for the work we do at Rochdale Online to support the voluntary and community work which is done throughout the borough, which can go unrecognised, and to promote the businesses, old and new which contribute to the borough."

Katie Davies, who has been visiting the Mayor once a week, writing the Mayor's column and working closely with his team said: “Thank you to Mayor Zaman for the time he has given and the kindness he has not only shown to me, but to everyone he has met during his time as the Mayor of Rochdale.

"Every meeting has been interesting, where I have learnt something new and looked forward to hearing his stories from the places he has been and the people he has met. He has always been so positive and knows so much about the various groups, organisations and businesses he visits each week.

“Thank you also to the Mayor's team - Dorothy Johnstone, Richard Hall and Nazam Suleman for welcoming me each week and offering your support.”

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