- What’s your volunteer role?
Mainly helping as a passenger assistant on the minibuses at groups, trips and as required
- How long have you been a volunteer?
Since March 2012.
- Why did you get involved?
I’m retired now and found BEA would give me the opportunity to work with older people, which I have never done before.
- Three words that sum up BEA for you?
‘Simply the best’.
- What do you get out of volunteering?
The satisfaction that I have been able to help ‘folk’ less able than myself.
- What else do you like doing?
Walking, football (watching), golf, going on excursions, going to the pub, generally socialising, and meeting new people, and being involved with the local community.
- What’s your favourite film?
‘Room at the Top‘ (Laurence Hanley)
- And your favourite book?
‘Room at the Top‘ by John Blaine.
- Tell us one interesting fact about yourself
I do everything right handed, apart from golf and cricket, where I am left handed naturally!