Salute for volunteers

VOLUNTEERS are to be honoured for their services to a charity.

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) will recognise its helpers during National Volunteers Week, which coincides with the diamond jubilee week of the Queen, the charity’s patron.

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CHSS has estimated that volunteers, who will be commemorated in a special booklet, give an annual total of 48,000 hours to fundraising efforts.

Lucy Bowman, a volunteer coordinator, said: “Our volunteers are really precious to us.”