The Billingham Environmental Link Programme Ltd has been awarded the ‘Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service’

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, also known as The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Award for Voluntary Service by Groups in the Community and The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Volunteering Award is an annual award given to groups in the voluntary sector of the United Kingdom.

Winning groups are announced in the London Gazette on 2 June each year, the anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. The award is equivalent to the MBE and is the highest award that can be made to a voluntary group. The award is managed by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.

  • Awarded for: For outstanding achievement by groups of volunteers.
  • Presented by: Queen Elizabeth II

Billingham Environmental Link Programme said:

“The Billingham Environmental Link Programme Ltd affectional known as ‘BELP’ are honoured by this award which we feel reflects positively on our community and everyone from the Public, Industrial, Business and Community sectors who have been and are involved in the BELP’s development and especially all the people who volunteer their time in helping us in ‘Growing Our Community’.”


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