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

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Nauru flag

Nauru’s Community Gardener

27 March 2020

Commonwealth Point of Light 133.
Max Dowedia (Nauru)

Supporting communities through gardening

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Tony Wright

Forward Assist

27 March 2020

1360. Tony Wright (Tyneside)

Helping veterans with mental health support and skills programmes

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Nishall Garala

Big Up Harlow

26 March 2020

1359. Nishall Garala (Harlow)

Promoting community cohesion and youth voice

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Brixton Soup Kitchen

24 March 2020

1357. Micah Lammie (Brixton)

Serving meals for the homeless and vulnerable

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Hollie and Kris Dear with Hamish

Hamish Dear’s Warm Hugs

23 March 2020

1355. Hollie Dear (Aberdeenshire)
1356. Kris Dear (Aberdeenshire)

Funding gifts and short breaks for families affected by cancer

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Andy Dinsdale


20 March 2020

1354. Andy Dinsdale (East Sussex)

Training citizen scientists to tackle plastic pollution

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