CLLR Tafheen Sharif is the first Muslim and ethnic minority person to be appointed civic mayor of Tameside since the borough was created on April 1, 1974.

She has represented the authority’s Mossley ward since 2016 and is chair of the children’s scrutiny panel and a member of the overview panel, speaker’s panel (licensing) and the east strategic neighbourhood forum.

Cllr Sharif, holds a legal honours degree and works in the courts service. She is a justice of the peace, a school governor and a charity trustee.

From 2011 to 2015 she was a member of Luton Council where she served as executive member for community safety and received national recognition for her work as LGIU (Local Government Information Unit) Young Councillor of the Year.

She was deputy police and crime commissioner for Bedfordshire from 2012 to 2014.

Cllr Sharif’s interests include spending time with her family, which includes four children, walking, reading, and listening to motivational podcasts. Her husband, Dr Faisal Parvez, is supporting her as mayor’s consort.

The Civic Mayor’s chosen charities are Home-Start, which helps young and vulnerable families; Pauline Town’s We Shall Overcome charity for the homeless, and West African Development which supports Tameside’s ethnic minorities.


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Civic Mayor of Tameside 2023-24 from Tameside MBC

Home-Start (HOST)

Home-Start is a community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through difficult times. Starting in the home, its approach is as individual as the people it sets out to assist. There is no judgment – only compassionate, confidential help and expert support.


West African Development

Established in 2005 to help Tameside’s West African community, WAD now offers support to people of all backgrounds and cultures. Its aims are to break down barriers to integration, improve quality of life by organising cultural events, provide information, and to work with partners such as Tameside Council.


We Shall Overcome

Based at the Station pub on Warrington Street, Ashton, We Shall Overcome is a long-standing and well-known organisation, which provides support for the homeless and gives out 100 homemade packed lunches each day.

£9,975.15 raised by 57 supporters

£8,862.65 donated plus £1,112.50 in GiftAid

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