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Langton’s Volunteer of the Year 2018

Dedicated volunteers from across the District of Purbeck have received thanks and recognition for their work at a ceremony in Wareham hosted by District Council Chairman, Bill Trite.The volunteers from Purbeck’s towns and villages had their many and varied contributions to the wellbeing of their communities described and wholeheartedly appreciated at this tenth annual ceremony.Councillor Trite and guests heard of the energy, enthusiasm and commitment displayed by volunteers in their work for the benefit of others.After presenting each volunteer with a scroll to mark his or her achievement, Councillor Trite told them: “It’s a privilege to be able to thank you for what you do and, through you, to thank all those other local volunteers not here tonight for their time and work freely given”.

 Thirteen parishes and towns across the District nominated Volunteers of the Year, all of whom were congratulated in front of more than 50 guests. Dr Chris Spilling was Langton’s nomination for his dedicated work on developing the Council’s new Woodland Trail, which includes a community orchard, and areas for den-building and wild flowers. Dr Spilling is pictured with Cllr Trite and Cllr Peter White of Langton Parish Council.