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  1. Stephen Dunmore appointed as Chair of Royal Voluntary Service

    Thursday, 08 August 2019

    Royal Voluntary Service has appointed Stephen Dunmore OBE as the new Chair of its board of trustees. Stephen, who takes over from Richard Greenhalgh, the charity’s Chair since 2012, will commence his new role on 19 September 2019.

  2. The formula for a happy retirement

    Tuesday, 09 July 2019

    Research by Royal Voluntary Service, part of our wider ‘Step Forward’ campaign supported by Legal & General, marks a call for people of all ages, particularly retirees, to volunteer their skills and talents. The study asked new retirees to rate their happiness levels, and then asked them about their life in retirement. It showed that those who are happier are five times more likely to travel or go on holidays (55% v 11%), and four times more likely to play an instrument (8% v 2%).

  3. HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits local lunch club

    Wednesday, 03 July 2019

    Royal Voluntary Service welcomed its President, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, to its Dolau Bran lunch club in Llandovery, as it celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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