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27. Ivan Hollingsworth

  Ivan is the recipient of a new Point of Light award, which recognises outstanding individual volunteers, people who are making a change in their community and inspiring others. Each day someone, somewhere in the country is selected to receive the award to celebrate their remarkable achievements.   Ivan’s son Seb was born in 2009 […]

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Inspiring Ian

26. Ian Morrison

Despite living with learning difficulties, autism and being severely sight impaired Ian Morrison volunteers as much of his free time as he can to deliver excellent customer service for a visual impairment charity where he received care as a child. For the last five years, Ian has volunteered at the WESC Foundation Shop in Heavitree, […]

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Melanie’s TREAT Trust Triumphs

25. Melanie Davies

Melanie set up TREAT Trust Wales (Treatment, Rehabilitation, Exercise and Therapy) to improve the wellbeing of communities in South Wales.  TREAT already has the support of well know figures Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Rob Brydon and Michael Sheen. Melanie’s long term goal is to raise enough money to create a world-class rehabilitation centre in Swansea. Melanie […]

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Keeping Soho safe as a Special Inspector

24. Matt Preece

Leading a team of trained volunteers who work as Special Constables

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Dedicated Charity Chairman

23. Reyaz Limalia

From providing space for faith groups and sports clubs, to creating a community friendly gym, the projects attract young people from many backgrounds and from all over the county.   In April 2011, hearing that St James City Farm could be facing closure, Reyaz stepped in to take over its management. Since then, the farm […]

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Supporting young adults with a smoothie bar

20. Jill Carter

Using innovative social enterprise to help young adults with learning disabilities

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Running a parents forum

18. Andrew Robinson
19. Elaine Stoneman

Supporting families of children with additional needs and disabilities

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Acting on autism

17. Harry Tinkler

A 15-year-old supporting families with autistic children

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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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