2019 was a remarkable year for Heather Penwarden, culminating in her inclusion on the New Year’s Honours list, having been awarded an Order of the British Empire (BEM).

Earlier in the year, Honiton Dementia Action Alliance, of which Heather is Chair, was honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services – click the red button below to read more.

Honiton Nub News caught up with Heather at her home in Awliscombe to find out what has motivated her to dedicate a lifetime to supporting vulnerable members of the community.

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