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Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2022, Shropshire winners

QAVS 2022 Shropshire

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2022, Shropshire winners

Once again, Anna Turner, Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire, is thrilled to be able to share Shropshire success – this time it is celebrating the selfless dedication of voluntary workers across the county.

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) celebrates and promotes the tireless work of those who help others in their communities. This is the highest-level accolade for volunteer groups, and is the equivalent of an MBE.

The award honours work that is recognised as bringing clear benefits to the community across a range of areas, such as culture, heritage, wellbeing, and social support. Organisations presented with the award will receive a certificate and trophy to proudly display.

In previous years the Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire has been personally delighted to see so many organisations in Shropshire being rewarded for their selfless dedication, and is pleased to see that 2022 is no different.

The Lieutenancy of Shropshire is thrilled to announce that the recipients of the QAVS 2022 are:


East Shropshire Talking Newspaper,  (ESTN)

Free weekly talking newspapers for people with sight loss.

Parents Opening Doors  (PODS)

Parent carer forum supporting families with additional needs/disabilities.

Shropshire Rural Support (SRS)

Free confidential service for struggling Shropshire farming community.

West Mercia Search and Rescue (WMSAR)

24/7 service assisting emergency services find missing people.

Many congratulations to you all for being recognised with this top-level award.