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

Kiko Matthews


21 October 2019

1268. Kiko Matthews (London)

Mobilising volunteers to clean the coastline

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Neville Charlton
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Youths Inspiring Positive Change Jamaica

18 October 2019

Commonwealth Point of Light 115.
Neville Charlton (Jamaica)

Mobilising young people to volunteer

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Shelley and Fraser Simmonds

Action Duchenne

18 October 2019

1266. Shelley Simmonds (Essex)
1267. Fraser Simmonds (Essex)

Raising awareness of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

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Madeline Hayes

Leonard Cheshire Scotland Champion

17 October 2019

1265. Madeline Hayes (Inverness)

Helping disabled people learn new digital skills

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Alan and Beryl Went

Love in Action

16 October 2019

1263. Alan Went (Colchester)
1264. Beryl Went (Colchester)

Helping people in Uganda stay on in education

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Allen Parton

Hounds for Heroes

15 October 2019

1262. Allen Parton (Petersfield)

Providing trained assistance dogs for disabled veterans and emergency services personnel

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