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Come and Celebrate National

Volunteers' Week with us!


National Volunteers' Week is a nationwide celebration of volunteers and volunteering which takes place, this year, from 1st – 7th June.

Volunteers' Week plays a huge part in raising the profile of the millions of volunteers who regularly contribute to the community, while inspiring others to get involved too.

PAVS Volunteering Pembrokeshire held their National Volunteers Week celebration event on June 7th 2017 at The Regency Hall, Saundersfoot to recognise and give thanks to volunteers giving their time and commitment within their communities in Pembrokeshire.

Over 130 people attended this very vibrant event with over 20 voluntary organisations promoting various volunteering opportunities attracting many new volunteers.

The PAVS Pembrokeshire Volunteering Awards also took place at the event in the afternoon, giving recognition in 6 categories – Trustee, Individual Over 25, Individual Under 25, Group Aged Over 25, Mike Beckett Award - Group Aged Under 25. and the Mary Sigley Award where volunteering has changed the life of a person.  

Peter Davies, Chair of WCVA (Wales Council for Voluntary Action), attended to present the awards and Alex Beckett presented the Mike Beckett Award.


PAVS Pembrokeshire Volunteering Awards 2017 Winners

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The winners were as follows:

Individual aged Over 25


Margaret Heron - Paul Sartori Foundation

Highly Commended             

Jan Olin - PATCH

Tordy Jones - PATCH

Joan Palmer -Pembrokeshire Youth Justice Team


Christine Bellingham - Alzheimer's Society

Stephen Lucas - Transition Bro Gwaun


Individual aged Under 25


Carwyn Owen - Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Highly Commended             

Liam Cole - SPAN Arts


Dylan Jones - Milford Haven RFC

Trustee Award


Janet Drogan - Pembroke Town Walls Trust
Highly Commended 
Annette Barry - Forget Me Knot Dementia Group

Dennis O’Connor - PATCH


MIND Pembrokeshire Trustee Board

Paul Sartori Foundation Trustee Board

Mary Sigley Award


Kim Jameson - Burns By Your Side

Highly Commended             

Christine Bellingham - Alzheimer's Society


Mark Henry - PATCH

Group aged Over 25


Burns By Your Side

Highly Commended

Llanrhian Community

Transition Bro Gwaun Café


SPPOT Volunteer Dog Walkers

Newport Community Library

Mike Beckett Award - Group aged Under 25



Highly Commended             

Goodwick Youthbank          


2nd Milford Haven Sea Scouts



Have a go sessions at the 2017 event

Art with VC Gallery

Art with VC Gallery

Willow Weaving with Pembroke 21C

Willow weaving with Pembroke 21C

Litter picking with Keep Wales Tidy

Litter Picking with Keep Wales Tidy

Litter picking with Keep Wales Tidy

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For more information contact PAVS Volunteering Pembrokeshire on 01437 769422 or email volunteering@pavs.org.uk

Updated: 21/07/2017




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