The daily Points of Light award recognises outstanding individual volunteers - people who are making a change in their community.

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Recent Points of Light winners

Edel Doherty

NOW Group

14 February 2020

1325. Edel Doherty (Belfast)

Supporting adults with learning difficulties into training and employment

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Cecilia Crossley

From Babies With Love

18 February 2020

1327. Cecilia Crossley (London)

Supporting orphaned and abandoned children worldwide

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Waleed Khan

#iwill ambassador anti-radicalisation advocate

17 February 2020

1326. Waleed Khan (Birmingham)

Advocating for education and tackling radicalisation

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Hamza Farrukh
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Bondh-E-Shams Pakistan

14 February 2020

Commonwealth Point of Light 129.
Hamza Farrukh (Pakistan)

Providing clean water to local communities

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Nicholas Nikiforou

Be Kind, Show Love

13 February 2020

1324. Nicholas Nikiforou (Weston-super-Mare)

Leading an anti-bullying campaign

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Jim Sewell and Tessa Murray

Schools Triathlon Series

12 February 2020

1322. Jim Sewell (London)
1323. Tessa Murray (London)

Encouraging young people to fundraise and get fit

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