Award nomination boost for two fantastic Oldham fund-raisers

Date published: 20 November 2020

Shaw schoolteacher Steve Hill's 'Team Hill Charitable Trust' and Oldham firefighter Aaron Lee's 'Hive22 Running Club' have both been nominated for a prestigious community award.

Steve's dedicated group of volunteers - who do great work in Oldham for numerous needy people and groups - have excelled themselves this year under the guidance of the local fund-raiser supreme.

The Trust has been nominated in the 'Organisation Making A Difference In The Community' category at the This Is Manchester awards.

The This Is Manchester Awards will champion and recognise individuals and organisations rooted in and around Manchester within fashion, entertainment, sports, hospitality, food and drink, the night time economy, as well as individuals and organisations who have contributed to the community within the city and beyond.

Steve, who works at the St Joseph's primary school in Shaw, told the Chronicle: “I feel very honoured to be shortlisted for the ‘This is MCR Awards 2020’ on behalf of all the amazing people associated with Team Hill Charitable Trust.

"As always, though, it’s a team effort.

"Thank you everyone - you are amazing!”

(Pictured above) Aaron, meanwhile, has done considerable charity work following the Manchester Arena bombing in May, 2017. 

He has been nominated in the 'Individual Making A Difference In The Community' category.

Aaron said: "My nomination comes after I set up Hive22 running club a charity-based running club that raises money for the charities set up by families after the bombing. 

"I have so far raised over £30,000 since May, 2019."

Good luck to you both!

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