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The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service: 2019 Awardees

25 Jul 2019 - 11:41 by michelle.foster

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups. Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

This year the Queen’s Award results were announced on the 2 June – the anniversary of Her Majesty’s Coronation. Greater Manchester enjoyed another successful year with 35 organisations being awarded (see the full list of awardees below). Congratulations to everyone!

Any group doing volunteer work that provides a social, economic or environmental service to the local community can be nominated for the award. Each group is assessed on the benefit it brings to the local community and its standing within that community.

Nominations close at midnight on 13 September 2019 to make sure your nominated group is considered for the 2020 awards.

For further information and to make a nomination, visit: https://qavs.culture.gov.uk/

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service: 2019 Awardees

  • Barton Athletic Club
  • Bloco Ashê Bury Community Samba Group
  • Bolton Solidarity Community Association
  • Castlefield Forum
  • Cheadle Mosque and Community Centre
  • Communities for All Limited
  • Eden Gardens Allotment Association
  • Elizabeth Gaskell's House Volunteers
  • Embrace Wigan and Leigh
  • GEM Appeal
  • Girlguiding Greater Manchester West
  • Hafway
  • Halliwell Befriending Service
  • Heywood Children's Charity: Little Monkeys
  • Kearsley Youth Brass Band
  • Leigh Cricket Tennis and Bowling Club
  • Village Angels and Village Haven
  • Manchester and District Beekeepers' Association
  • Mellor Country House
  • My Life Legacy
  • Not Just Soup
  • Oldham Mountain Rescue Team
  • Proud and Loud Arts
  • Re:dish
  • Remembering Srebrenica North West Board
  • Saath Saath Group
  • Senior Solutions
  • Sikh Sewa Organisation
  • Smile Aid
  • Springhill Hospice Volunteers
  • The River Manchester
  • Ordsall Hall Volunteers
  • Victoria Baths Trust
  • Wigan Little Theatre
  • Youth Adventure Tameside
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