Duke of Edinburgh Licensed Organisation

Michelle Batchelor, Next Step Fostering Group Children's Champion (left) and Lesley Ward, Director of the Next Step Fostering Group (right) receive their Licensed Organisation plaque from adventurer Levinson Wood (centre) at Buckingham Palace, May 2016.

Michelle Batchelor, Group Children’s Champion (left) and Lesley Ward, Director of the Next Step Fostering Group (right) receive the Licensed Organisation plaque from adventurer Levinson Wood (centre) at Buckingham Palace, May 2016.

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