Ross resident Charles Gething-Lewis, who is 77-years-old has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours list for services to Samaritans and the community in Herefordshire.
Charles began his role as chair of trustees at the Hereford branch in 1972, helping not only to set up the branch but also building its success over the last 45 years.
Charles has offered a wealth of business expertise and experience, to ensure the branch is there for people in need. During his 45 years of support, he’s had a range of roles, raising the profile of the branch through local media and helping to secure crucial funding to keep it running for the community.
He is also well-known for the events he runs for the community including the How Caple Dog Show