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Charity manager: "Charlotte was one of those people that really cared about others"

Derbyshire Autism Services Group, where Charlotte volunteered for many years. Photo: ITV Central

Charlotte Blackman, the 22-year-old woman from Derbyshire killed in the Dorset landslide has been described as "wonderful, wonderful young woman" by the manager of the charity she volunteered for.

Charlotte was a volunteer with Derbyshire Autism Services Group, where she would work one-to-one with people with autism, including children, and help to give their families a rest.

Margaret Reeve, The Group's manager paid tribute to Miss Blackman today:

"She was a very genuine person, very warm, very funny, and had a great deal of time for people. She was a very good volunteer."People always spoke highly of her, she was very well thought of."Charlotte was one of those people who could walk into a room and make everybody smile, she could make you laugh."She was a very dedicated worker."

– Margaret Reeve - Derbyshire Autism Services Group

Mrs Reeve said Charlotte had been with the group for three years and had ambitions to go into a career working with people with autism.As a volunteer she would work with children, involving them in different activities.

"Charlotte was one of those people that really cared about others," she said."She was so good and she had a brilliant future ahead of her. She did very well in her exams."We're absolutely shocked here, and stunned."Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and we're trying to get our heads round this."

– Margaret Reeve - Derbyshire Autism Services Group

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