At the end of 2014 I had a chat with Roger Hailwood, a volunteer at the National Memorial Arboretum. We chatted about his voluntary role(s) at the National Memorial Arboretum, what the National Memorial Arboretum is all about, why we should visit, and why he has been volunteering there for so many years.

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Key highlights from the show include:

Volunteering is in my DNA: National Memorial Arboretum

– How the National Memorial Arboretum started, and why it is not in London

– “Volunteering is in my DNA” – what makes Roger feel this is the case

– How the National Memorial Arboretum marked the 100 year anniversary of WW1

– Roger’s advice to people who want to volunteer but aren’t sure they have the time

– Why it’s important to remember special people who have made a great impact and contribution in their lives

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Nisha Kotecha is the Founder of Good News Shared. Having worked and volunteered for charities in the UK for over 10 years, Nisha is on a mission to highlight how amazing charities are.

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