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St Andrew's Hospice volunteer, 90, recognised at Scottish Parliament

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A long-serving volunteer for St Andrew’s Hospice was honoured by her colleagues and at the Scottish Parliament as she celebrated her 90th birthday.May Tumilty has been helping customers at the hospice shop in Coatbridge for a remarkable two decades, and is described as “an inspiration” by her volunteer colleagues.She has now been recognised with a Holyrood motion praising her “true dedication, commitment, and selflessness” by local MSP Fulton MacGregor, who visited during volunteers’ week to present her with a framed copy.The Lanarkshire Live app is available to download now.

Get all the news from your area – as well as features, entertainment, sport and the latest on Lanarkshire’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic – straight to your fingertips, 24/7.The free download features the latest breaking news and exclusive stories, and allows you to customise your page to the sections that matter most to you.Head to the App Store and never miss a beat in Lanarkshire - iOS - Android May volunteers for two days per week, and told Lanarkshire Live how she first began helping the good cause after finding herself with some spare time after her granddaughter started school.

She was soon persuaded to move to the other side of the counter at the Main Street shop, saying: “I came in as a customer and the manager at the time, Irene Crawley, said she could get me a role volunteering in here.“The rest is history.

I know the customers who come in and I wouldn’t go anywhere else; and I’d say if you enjoy talking to people and meeting people, come and join us as a volunteer.”She said she was “overwhelmed” by the birthday celebration staged by her colleagues for her big day last month, and by the recognition at the Scottish Parliament.Mr

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