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Voluntary service commendation for Barnsley man

By Lynsey Bradford, Town Reporter Tuesday 29th July 2014
Simon Dillon

THE station manager of Cudworth fire station was invited to Buckingham Palace in recognition of his ten years' voluntary service for the British Red Cross.

Simon Dillon has been the link officer between South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue and the Red Cross for the last tenĀ years co-ordinating the work of the fire emergency support vehicle which is mobilised to assist people in the event of a fire at their home.

Simon attended a garden party at Buckingham Palace specifically for members of and those associated with the Red Cross which the Queen hosts every year.