Riding through illness

172. Meryl Hanmer (South Wales)

Volunteer riding instructor battles through personal difficulty to help others

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Community boxing

171. Alex Neave (Derby)

Taking professional knowledge of sport and inspiring young people

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Puppy love

170. Pearl Watts (Banbury)

Training puppies to become support dogs for people with disabilities

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Computer Cafe

169. Gareth Coleman (Sheffield)

Helping the community with the professional IT skills

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Taking on the Plastic Challenge

168. Emily Smith (London)

Inspiring hundreds of people to use less plastic

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Musical therapy

167. Carolyn Mayling (Maidenhead)

Bringing musical therapy to children in hospitals and special needs schools

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Access at home

166. Vince Knight (Essex)

Using construction skills to help a family in need

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Jumping for IBD

165. Derek McEwan (Glasgow)

Fundraising over half a million to support people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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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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