The Locals: Bill Tomlinson – Volunteering a way of life

The Locals: Bill Tomlinson – Volunteering a way of life

A conversation with Bill Tomlinson includes his belief in social justice, and volunteering as a way of life. When he a youngster, before social services were an organized government responsibility, the neighbours were each other’s support system. “You didn’t have to like your neighbour but you had to respect him and help when necessary.” He credits his parents, especially his mother “a strong woman, and good neighbour”, for instilling in him a sense of responsibility.

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