THE founder of a Didcot charity which has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for brain injury and children’s hospital charities across Oxfordshire has been invited to No 10.

Brain injury survivor Andrew Baker, who is the founder of Play2Give, attended No 10 after a private invitation from Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

It was for a special occasion to celebrate Points of Light Award winners over the years, an award which recognises outstanding individual volunteers making a change in their community.

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Mr Johnson has given out 736 Points of Light awards during his time at Prime Minister.

Mr Baker, who was given his award last year, said: “It was a fantastic occasion. A day I’ll always remember – truly surreal.”  


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

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