The royal honour is the highest award given to volunteer groups across the UK, celebrating the outstanding work that millions of people do for their local communities.
Tending to shrubs, buds and hearts: Stockport volunteers use gardening to stem the pain of losing their loved ones
As part of national Volunteering Week, gardeners at St Ann’s Hospice have revealed how tending to the shrubs and buds at the Heald Green site helped them cope with the loss of their loved ones.
Could YOU be a bobby? GMP chase recruits after thanking special constable volunteers for 4,000 arrests
Greater Manchester Police have joined forces with National Volunteering Week to recognise the work of Police Support Volunteers, Special Constables and Cadets in the region.