Search is on for diamond volunteers

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There are huge numbers of older people in the community who do tremendous work volunteering to help others.

WRVS, in partnership with The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, has launched a search to find ‘Diamond Champions’, volunteers over the age of 60 who make a real difference to the lives of older people, and whose efforts deserve to be celebrated.

Sixty people will be shortlisted from the Midlands and from that shortlist, a judging panel will select 10 people from each region in the UK to join 70 others at a royal residence to meet Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall in the autumn.

We are asking people to nominate older people they think should be recognised for their work in the community by going to wrvs.org.uk.

Sam Ward

WRVS Head of Services (Midlands) Beck Court, Cardiff Gate Business Park, Cardiff CF23 8RP