20 year old Charlotte has been a committed volunteer in her community of Prestatyn and Meliden from a very earl age. One of her main passions has been the Guide Movement. Sh e was a Rainbow, a Brownie and a Guide. At 15 she became a Young Leader at the 1st Meliden Guide Group which meets every Tuesday evening during term time. The guides have carried out many fundraising events such as coffee mornings, bag packs, litter picks and sponsored events. Charlotte has helped raise funds for Meliden Youth Club, Prestatyn Carnival, Prestatyn Community Hospital and Denbighshire Friends of ChildLine. From December 2005 to March 2007, Charlotte volunteered at the local Claire House Hospice Shop in Prestatyn and helped at the annual Village Gala. During these same years Charlotte started collecting stamps for the local Leprosy Group and for a Blue Peter Appeal and collected around a hundred thousand stamps. Charlotte has been away at University for three years BUT whenever home she has continued her Guiding duties. Charlotte has become a Young Dragon/Dreigiau Ifanc (an initiative in Wales of HRH Prince Charles) and as part of the team has helped to raise over £10,000 in 8 months for the St Kentigern Hospice, Penmaenmawr Sailing Club, Prestatyn Swimming Club, Contact the Elderly, Comic Relief and Motor Neuron disease group. charlotte is always willing to lend a hand in her community and deserves to carry the Torch.