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New Year Honours: Volunteer, 96, delighted with BEM

Among the New Year Honours in Wales is a BEM for 96-year-old Lena Charles from Blaengarw, Bridgend.

She still organises tea dances and conducts Sunday services in the local chapel.

Mrs Charles was a member of Women's Royal Voluntary Service for more than 40 years and involved in entertaining children from Chernobyl on annual holidays.

She explains what the award means to her.

  • 31 Dec 2015
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