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A point of view on the Points of Light awards

You may have noticed a news story last month saying that the Prime Minister has announced the first recipients of the Points of Light awards. Never heard of them? Neither had I.

The awards are a new way for the government to recognise the contribution volunteers make to UK society. They add to the existing Big Society Awards, The Queens Award for Voluntary Service and the honours system, which includes the specific British Empire Medal for people who contribute to their communities. Read more on A point of view on the Points of Light awards…