A cancer survivor from Caerphilly has been rewarded for her volunteer work by Princess Anne.
Cath Jones, 41, was diagnosed with breast cancer last year and has since helped raise money and awareness for Tenovus, whose services she used throughout her treatment.
At the cancer charity’s annual awards Cath received both the Volunteer of the Year and the Inspiring Award from Tenovus’ royal patron The Princess Royal.
Since returning to work, Cath has supported Tenovus, sharing her story and volunteering at the charity’s warehouse. She is also a member of the Sing With US Choir.
She said: “It’s an honour and a great privilege to be awarded Tenovus Volunteer of the Year 2014.
“The support offered to cancer patients and their families makes such a positive difference to people’s lives and without Tenovus I know that my cancer journey would have been much more challenging.”
Cat Johnston, Volunteer Development Manager at Tenovus said: “Our Volunteer Awards are a fantastic way for us to say a huge thank you to all our hard working volunteers for the time and dedication they give to help us support cancer patients and their families in Wales.
“We’re all absolutely delighted for all our shortlisted volunteers and award winners. Cath is an amazing supporter of the work we do and a fantastic volunteer. We can’t thank her enough for the incredible support she gives us.”
The awards were sponsored by NewLaw Solicitors.