The leader of Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue was among the local recipients of Queen’s Birthday Honours. Rescue leader Phil O’Brien dedicated his MBE to his team, saying: “You can’t do what we do on your own.” Explaining he was a little overwhelmed by the honour, he said: “I feel there are more deserving people than me. It’s a fantastic honour, I’m lost for words. But this is down to the team.”Another well known local figure, Graham Carter Curwen, was awarded the MBE for public services to health and to the community in Pilling. Meanwhile, Lancashire County Council leader Geoff Driver has been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday List too – just weeks after he was toppled as leader of the County Council.Coun Driver gained a CBE for his services to local government after half a century as both an officer and an elected member.The host of Lancashire recipients in the honours list included cyclist Peter Ward, the man … [Read more...] about It’s a birthday honour for us
HERE is the full list of Yorkshire recipients of honours in the Queen’s Birthday list. MBE for youth worker they said was lying when she exposed Rotherham grooming scandalHe wears it well: Rod Stewart, Brian Blessed and spaceman Tim Peake in birthday honoursCBE for Yawksha-holic Janet Street-PorterORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE: CBESimon Paul Blagden, MBE: Chairman, Fujitsu UK. For services to the economy and skills. (Malton).OBEJulian Charles Appleyard: Principal, Rochdale Sixth Form College, Lancashire. For services to education. (Pontefract).Paul Berriff: For services to the Humber Rescue Service. (Bedale).Brian Blessed: For services to the Arts and charity. (Surrey).Julie Bowman: Area operations manager, Yorkshire and Humberside, Crown Prosecution Service. For services to law and order. (Halifax).Andrew Appleton Brown: Headteacher, West View Primary School, Hartlepool. For services to Education. (Middlesbrough).Alyson Margaret Fender: Head, higher education Ministerial briefing … [Read more...] about Queen’s Birthday Honours: Yorkshire List in full
'I thought it was a prank call' said one of the volunteers, community champions and business leaders from across Nottinghamshire who are to be honoured on the Queen's Birthday list. A total of 10 local notables are on the list with one OBE, seven MBEs and two BEMs being awarded. They were nominated by the public and chosen by the government and will collect their award at a special ceremony. Among them is a woman who has been fighting for our wildlife and green spaces for more than 30 years, another woman helping the council help the people of Bulwell Forest and the fake tan queen who brought St Tropez to the UK. Janice Bradley, of Rushcliffe, is the head of conservation at Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust and is to be given an MBE for services to wildlife in the county. The 50-year-old, who started volunteering with the charity at just 19 while studying biology at the University of Nottingham, told the Post: "It was a bit of a shock but extremely complimentary that someone nominated me. … [Read more...] about Full list of Notts notables on Queen’s Birthday Honours list revealed
Yesterday ended with the news that Luke Steele is leaving Bristol City, with the goal keeper announcing his own departure on social media. Plenty of City fans wished him all the best with many even ruing that the former Barnsley goalkeeper hadn't been given more of a chance on goal. Steele was of course minding the nets when Manchester United were beaten in December and the 33-year-old has been commended by Brian Tinnion for helping with City's young goalkeepers in house. City fans should receive news of the retained list today with the Bristol City board having received plans from Lee Johnson and Mark Ashton yesterday. After being sined off, we expect the club to release news later today. There could be further senior departures with several players out of contract. Meanwhile, several transfers rumours are beginning to brew with the Robins being linked to Preston midfielder Daniel Johnson amid others. City Futsal teams have also experienced success this week while Ashton Gate is … [Read more...] about Bristol City retained list LIVE Robins release four players
EACH year the UK's wealthiest people are revealed in the Sunday Times Rich List which tells you roughly how much they're worth. As this year's list will be coming out this weekend we've got the lowdown on what you should know. When is the Sunday Times Rich List 2018 released? Every year The Sunday Times compile a comprehensive list of the wealthiest people in the UK. This year's Sunday Times Rich List will be released on May 13, this coming Saturday. The compiler of the Rich List Robert Watts released the musician version of the list on May 10, just three days ahead of the full list. Each list ranks the top 1,000 wealthiest people in the UK and has done since 1989. How is the list worked out? The Sunday Times Rich List calculates comprises of the wealthiest people who predominately live or work in Britain. It is calculated using the estimated wealth of each subject from a range of public information based on values in January each year. The newspaper clarify the calculations by … [Read more...] about When is The Sunday Times Rich List 2018 released and who were the UK’s richest people in 2017?