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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

Oliver’s Calvert Army

26 July 2021

1693. Oliver Voysey (Newcastle)

Supporting the reopening of the outdoor activity centre following lockdown

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Nerisha Jairaj
Flag of South Africa

Angel Wings Project South Africa

23 July 2021

Commonwealth Point of Light 188.
Nerisha Jairaj (South Africa)

Honouring frontline workers during the pandemic

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Sarah Javaid

Cycle Sisters

22 July 2021

1691. Sarah Javaid (London)

Encouraging Muslim women to cycle together

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Ayaan Moosa and Mikaeel Ishaaq

Lemonade for Yemen-Aid

20 July 2021

1688. Ayaan Moosa (London)
1689. Mikaeel Ishaaq (London)

Fundraising to support Yemeni children

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Bhavesh Patel


19 July 2021

1687. Bhavesh Patel (Birmingham)

Running educational workshops for children worldwide

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Lt Stephen Lyons

Army Cadet Force Community Champion

16 July 2021

1686. Stephen Lyons (County Antrim)

Leading Cadets to support vulnerable members of the community

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