‘We are so very proud’: Suffolk care home resident receives royal award

A Hadleigh care home resident has been handed a prestigious honour as part of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

Major Mary Hartley, a resident of Waterfield House care home, was awarded the Royal Voluntary Service’s Platinum Champion Award – an honour that recognises the work of volunteers across the country.

Mary was given the title of Major after dedicating more than 15 years of service to the Salvation Army and was one of 490 Platinum Champions, selected from over 3,000 nominations.

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