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Chaz Singh of Fata He becomes 1st Sikh Councillor in Plymouth. - 09/05/2011
Chaz Singh of Fata He becomes 1st Sikh Councillor in Plymouth. Plymouth has elected its first Sikh councillor in the 2011 Local Elections. Chaz Singh stood as a candidate for the Labour Party in Drake this year and was duly elected for his efforts. Chaz beat 5 other candidates in the highly contested seat. The sitting Conservative Councillor was due for re-election from 2007. Chaz not only becomes the first Sikh Councillor in the history of Plymouth but the second councillor from the BME Community after Claude Miller MBE. After learning the result he said ‘’this is a victory for the Labour Party but a huge victory for diversity and representation of all the people in Plymouth’’. Chaz also dedicated the victory to his father by stating ‘’if it wasn’t for my father who brought me to Plymouth I would not be here today’’. He also thanked his wife Sarah and two children Amrit-Pali Kaur and Karan-Jeet Singh. Fata He would like to congratulate Chaz for his hard work and efforts and hopes this will encourage more people from all communities to be more involved in the Democratic process. Well done Chaz
BME Volunteer Of The Year - 16/08/2010
Congratulations to Manoj Joshi who was awarded the BME Volunteer of the Year Award 2010. The award was presented to Manoj by Councillor Mary Aspinall Lord Mayor in front of distinguished guests at the Guildhall. He was chosen for the work in bringing the Hindu community together every month and also the wider community at the RathYatra event last year in Plymouth. Manoj puts so much of his time, effort and voluntary contribution in organising events and was felt that he deserved the award. Well done and congratulations to Manoj Joshi. Fata He will be on the lookout for next years nominee, so if you someone who deserves this award keep in touch.
Community Development Worker achieves distinction - 21/06/2010
Congratulations on Sunder Braganza for completing his final examination for his NCFE Diploma course. Sunder was one of the Community Development workers that Fata He supported throughout this course and has showed excellent achievement. On behalf of Fata He we congratulate him on obtaining his qualification and receiving a Distinction. It is worth noting that this is the highest achievement you can achieve for this course. Well done on this excellent achievement, you showed your effort and hard work throughout the course. This has been of a very high standard and we wish you all the success for the future.
Sanjida’s Cash and Carry has reopened - 12/04/2010
Sanjida’s Cash and Carry has reopened it’s Embankment Road store to the rear of Ebrington Street opposite Jack Cham’s. After investing more than £100,000 and quadrupling in size with car parking facilities. The investment has created 3 jobs and with the scope to create more. Sanjida Cash & Carry director Shaheed Hussain said “we are delighted with the new store opening and hope to attract a diverse range of people from all over the South West. We have gone from a small store to a new large store and hope it will become a magnet for those with a distinct and varied taste for food. The new improved store opens seven days a week and has longer opening hours Mon-Sat 9am-7pm Sun 10am-5pm On sale will be fresh vegetables, Halal meat, fish and spices available to the trade and public. There will also be ready to eat vegetarian snacks on sale as well. The store was officially opened my Councillor Mary Aspinall with the support of Chaz Singh from Fata He BME Development Ltd. Shaheed Hussain would like to thank Cllr,. Mary Aspinall and Chaz Singh for their support. The address of the new store is 55 Ebrington Street (rear of) Telephone 01752 674265 Mobile Number 07898130032 ask for Russell.