A seventeen-year-old blind student from Rochdale is impressing coaches at blind football clubs in the North West. Azeem Amir was born with an eye condition but he never let it get in the way of his love for playing sports. His passion and talent showed through when training at Manchester as he was recently signed by Merseyside Blind FC. Now he's aspiring to play internationally.
Fizah Tahir has been out on the field with him.
A seventeen-year-old blind student from Rochdale has been signed by Merseyside Blind Football club. Azeem Amir was born with an eye condition and has his hopes set on playing the sport at an international level.
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A man from Rochdale who helped bring together the community during the Boxing Day floods has received an award from the Prime Minister.
Charity worker Mohammed Sheraz joined forces with the charity Al-Khair Foundation to lead a team of a hundred volunteers to make sure the vulnerable were safe.
When they saw the devastation caused by the flood they opened up a youth centre where they worked to give residents access to gas, electricity, food and blankets.
They've now put together a disaster response team to help plan for any future flooding.
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