Esther Rantzen has been made a Dame for her work with Childline and Silverline.
Esther has presented the Pride of Andover Awards every year since 2007 and each year donated her fee to Childline.
The Silverline, a helpline for lonely older people was launched two years ago and launched nationally in November 2013.
In 2014 Pride of Andover Awards presented Esther with a cheque for her work with Silverline as well as a cheque for Childline.
The Silverline number is 0800 4 708090
Photo courtesy of Phil Evans, Photographer.
Esther said it “is a real recognition” of her work with the most vulnerable people in society. (Ham & High)