Ruari’s Story

Ruari, had returned from working abroad as an English teacher when we met him earlier this year but wanted to change careers. An opportunity arose for him to become a Trustee with The Ruthin Show Society: “Volunteering with the Ruthin Show Society has been a fantastic...

John’s Story

John joined up as a volunteer through our Active Inclusion Project and through it has succeeded in finding a rewarding volunteering opportunity that increases his wellbeing and keeps him integrated with his community, as he had been during his years as a Police...

Joanne’s Story

Joanne was one of two volunteers who received Wales Volunteer of the Year (Highly Commended) Certificates at Childline and the presentation was such fun to attend. They had laid out a lunch for all volunteers and Liz Rowe, the new head of Childline, was on hand to...

Nerys’s Story

Another brilliant Childline Volunteer, Nerys Cross received a Wales Volunteer of the Year (Highly Commended) award for all of her hard work. This was presented to her by Liz Rowe, Head of Childline Services whilst all of her colleagues cheered on. Childline also got...

Phillip’s Story

Phillip was nominated for a Welsh Volunteer of the Year Award by a colleague at the British Red Cross. He volunteers on the Emergency Response Team, vital to helping people in emergency situations like the flooding in 2012 that led to thousands of people being...

William’s Story

William volunteers for the Greenfield Valley Trust a 70 acre site, extending from the A548 coast road at Greenfield to the town of Holywell.  The site reflects the varied and very long history of the area.  It contains some of the most significant and interconnected...
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