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Community Cohesion Award Winners

Posted on: 27 May 2014

Hundreds of guests saw community champions, sports heroes and entrepreneurs honoured at Fusion 2014.

This years’ event at King George’s Hall in Blackburn was the biggest Fusion Awards ever and highlighted the work of charity champions, youth groups and community from across the North West. Among the winners this year was Dr Mounir Hakimi a doctor who has assisted hundreds in the Syrian conflict and raised millions for charity.

The community cohesion award went to Inspiring Grace of Pendle who over the past have developed innovative projects to help to dispel myths about different communities.

A special Fusion community achievement award went to 81 year-old community worker Nagindas Gandhi who was recognised for his services to the region.

This year's event is supported by UcLan, BAE Systems, AMT Lawyers, Blackburn with Darwen Council, ILM  (International Learning Movement), Drakes Eye Care, First Class Learning, Supreme Dream and Asian Image.

 

Inspiring Grace Chairman Tahir Anwar (left) collecting the Award