'Diamond' search; Your say.THERE are huge numbers of older people in the community who do tremendous work volunteering their time to help others.
WRVS WRVS (in Britain) Women's Royal Voluntary Service
WRVS n abbr (BRIT) (= Women's Royal Voluntary Service) → cuerpo de voluntarias al servicio de la comunidad
WRVS n abbr ( , in partnership with The Prince of Wales Prince of Wales
switches places with his double, poor boy Tom Canty. [Am. Lit.: The Prince and the Pauper]
See : Doubles and The Duchess of Cornwall The Duchess of Cornwall is the title held by the wife of the Duke of Cornwall. Duke of Cornwall is a non-hereditary peerage held by the British Sovereign's eldest son and heir. , has launched a search to find 'Diamond Champions', volunteers over the age of 60 who make a real difference to the lives of older people, and whose efforts deserve to be celebrated.
Sixty people will be shortlisted from the North-east and Cumbria and from that shortlist, a judging panel will select 10 people from each region in the UK to join 70 others at a royal residence to meet the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall in the autumn.
We are asking people to nominate older people they think should be recognised for their work in the community by going to www.wrvs.org.uk CHRIS GRAHAM, WRVS Head of Services for North-east and Cumbria