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Ahmadiyya community and politicians support disabilities charity Elhap in Woodford Green

PUBLISHED: 13:26 23 April 2018 | UPDATED: 13:36 23 April 2018

Visitors taking a tour of the ELHAP centre. Robert Dighton from ELHAP, Mubashir Siddiqi, Raza Qureshi from the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, MP Mike Gapes, Cllr Debbie Kaur-Thiara and Rachel Joseph from ELHAP

Visitors taking a tour of the ELHAP centre. Robert Dighton from ELHAP, Mubashir Siddiqi, Raza Qureshi from the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, MP Mike Gapes, Cllr Debbie Kaur-Thiara and Rachel Joseph from ELHAP

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Politicians and faith leaders are rallying together in support of a vital Woodford Green disabilities charity struggling to fund its services.

From zip-wiring to climbing trees, hundreds of people with disabilities throughout the borough - children, young people and adults - are able to enjoy the outdoors with the support of charity Elhap, in Roding Lane North.

Ilford South MP Mike Gapes, cllr Debbie Kaur-Thiara and Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association leader Mubashir Siddiqui visited the charity to see its five acre grounds and vast adventure playground on Thursday, April 19.

Mr Gapes said: “This is a unique and inspiring facility which is used by many disabled children and young people in Redbridge and much wider.

“It deserves a much higher profile and more support.”

The Ahmadiyya association are organising a charity walk to raise funds for Elhap on September 8, supported by Mr Gapes, cllr Kaur-Thiara and Ilford North MP Wes Streeting among others.

Find out more at www.elhap.org.uk/


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