‘I’m passionate about Northern Roots. I grew up nearby and used to play on the site as a child! It’s an exciting and innovative project, which will make a real difference to people who live nearby and to the wider Oldham population’ Rebekah Sutcliffe
Rebekah is Strategic Director of Communities and Reform, at Oldham Council. Her areas of responsibility include Public Health, Sport, Leisure, Culture, Thriving Communities, Transformation and Public Service Reform. In this and other roles she has been committed to working closely with communities, encouraging effective partnerships across public services and enabling investment in early intervention and prevention. A highlight has been the development, in partnership with others, of an innovative approach to social prescribing across Oldham. During the current pandemic Rebekah has been the lead in Oldham for the response to Covid-19.