‘East Sussex animal campaigner’s pride at MBE’

Posted on October 28, 2012

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Today (28th October), a brief item was posted on theargus.co.uk titled ‘East Sussex animal campaigner’s pride at MBE’.

‘… An animal campaigner said he had “proved people wrong” after being given the royal seal of approval.

Trevor Weeks, the founder of East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service, was presented with his MBE by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.

He travelled to London, where his father and stepmother paid for him and his partner Kathy to stay overnight before the trip to the Palace the next day.

After the ceremony he said: “I am glad I have proven so many people wrong about where I was going with my life and voluntary work.

“I might be poor but I am so much happier as a result. I’m glad I am achieving something with my life. I am disappointed that my mum is not alive to witness this and hope that she would have been proud of me.” …’

Read the item and add your comment online at www.theargus.co.uk/news/10012084.East_Sussex_animal_campaigner_s_pride_at_MBE/

Please support the East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service; visit their web-site at www.wildlifeambulance.org/

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