Rochdale Town Hall was buzzing with excitement at the annual Rochdale Diversity Awards ceremony on Friday night (19 May 2017).
The Mayor and Mayoress, Ian and Christine Duckworth, and Lord Qurban Hussain were among the top table guests.
Judges sought out the most inspirational work that demonstrated contributions made by individuals, groups and/or organisations in making progress within their organisations and/or communities towards inclusion, cohesion and diversity within the workplace, communities and/or service provision.
Workforce Diversity Award – RBH Community Partnership Team
Diversity in Education Award – Rochdale Boroughwide Housing
Diversity in Apprenticeships Award – Rochdale and District Mind
Breaking Barriers Award – Deaf Rhinos FC
Diversity in Health and Leisure Award – Rochdale Hornets Sporting Foundation
Voluntary and Faith Sector Award – Sister Noel Barron
Outstanding Achievement in Diversity Award – Jamshed Miah and the Duke of Edinburgh group
Diversity in Public Sector Award – Rochdale Connections Trust
Cohesion Award – Madina Mosque
UKIM Madina Masjid was awarded the Cohesion Award 2017 for the work we do in the community. It’s a great team effort and we would like to thank everyone that works and supports the mosque. This award is for the whole community and we are proud to be recognised for the work we carry out.