Wealden Talking News was thrilled to receive the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in June 2022.
The award was presented by Andrew Blackman, Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex on 31 August 2022 at Etchingham Village Hall.
The occasion was celebrated by around 70 volunteers, MP Hugh Merriman, High Sheriff, Jane King, Vice Lord Lieutenant, Sarah Stonor and many distinguished guests and friends.

WTN - QAVS Montage

On 3 May 2023, Trustees Di Steele and Amanda Foster attended the Coronation Garden Party at Buckingham Palace, their invitation being a direct result of the charity achieving the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in 2022. Here follows a description of the day by Di Steele. HERE»

Header image: 'Silver Birch at Dusk' - photograpy by John Meakin (husband of listener Leila Meakin)

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