Keeping Snowdonia buzzing

101. Margaret Thomas (Conwy)

Dedicated Snowdonia volunteer helps bees thrive

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Claudia cares for superheroes

99. Claudia Beard (Hampshire)

Helping children in need recapture their childhoods

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Londoner’s loving legacy

98. Gaby Eirew (London)

Creating a video-recorded remembrance of parents who pass away

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Reuniting Families

97. Jenny Barrett (London)

Jenny Barrett is a dedicated volunteer for the international family tracing service at the British Red Cross. Jenny’s interest in reuniting families stems from her academic work having recently completed a Masters in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies at University of Oxford. The international family tracing service at the British Red Cross works to restore […]

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Childline Volunteer

96. Lynn Brimmell (Somerset)

She is the latest recipient of a Point of Light award, which recognises outstanding volunteers who are making a change in their community. Each day, someone, somewhere in the country is selected to receive the award to celebrate their remarkable achievements. Lynn, a retired Design and Production Manager in the Avon Fire and Rescue Service, […]

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Encouraging Autistic Youngsters to Play Rugby

95. Chris Durward-Akhurst (London)

Chris is a regular volunteer at the Sarrie’s Skills Club which supports children and young adults between the ages of 14 and 24 years old living with severe autism. The club offers physical activity in a stimulating environment for young people who have little or no verbal communication skills. He spends 12 hours per month […]

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Local Lifesaver

94. Adrian Craig (Coleraine)

Anthony Nolan figures suggest that one in 100 of these people are likely to go on to make a potentially lifesaving bone marrow donation. Adrian signed up to the bone marrow register at a Keele University event and was soon inspired to volunteer to register people himself by the passion and enthusiasm of the people […]

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Cambridgeshire Cycling Pioneer

93. Angela Sanford (Cambridgeshire)

After learning to ride a two wheeler with the support and help of her carer, Angela’s passion for cycling was boosted when she was asked to help others like her try cycling on accessible bikes. With the help of other cycling enthusiasts, she took her friend Aaron’s idea to get people of all abilities cycling […]

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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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