This letter appears in today's Leicester Mercury:
Dipak's OBE is richly deserved
I was delighted to see in the New Year Honours an OBE awarded to Dipak Kumar Fakey for his service to education and community cohesion in Leicester.
Hundreds of children and young people have benefited from attending his Good Values Club run at Abbey Primary on Saturday mornings. They gain a valuable insight into the positive role they can play in their local community.
Mr Fakey's award is richly deserved and a fitting tribute to the life-changing work he undertakes.
Tim Foster, Head teacher, Abbey Primary Community School, Leicester