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Congratulations Edna!

Congratulations to Edna, who has been recognised in the Queen's 90th Birthday Honours with a British Empire Medal (BEM).

Edna is 80, has four children, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She’s also been a ‘Mum’ to countless other children through her volunteer work with lottery-funded Home-Start, one of the UK’s leading family support charities. It is for her ‘services to the families in Leicestershire’ that she has been recognised by the Queen, in this special birthday year.

Watch what makes our Edna such an incredible volunteer and worthy recipient of this honour.

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