Musician Feargal Sharkey made an OBE in Queen’s birthday honours BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Former The Undertones frontman Feargal Sharkey is to receive a Queen’s birthday honour for services to music. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/musician-feargal-sharkey-made-an-obe-in-queens-birthday-honours-38193323.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article38193319.ece/041c9/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_ead4e198-693b-4880-9f75-fcc4b4de53ea_1 Email Former The Undertones frontman Feargal Sharkey is to receive a Queen’s birthday honour for services to music. Sharkey, 60, was the lead vocalist of the Northern Irish pop-punk band from Londonderry. He is to be made an OBE, accepting an establishment endorsement far from his punk roots. His most famed single with the band was Teenage Kicks. It was played by Britain’s top music radio presenter, John Peel, on BBC Radio 1 in November 1978. Peel repeatedly referenced that song as his all-time … [Read more...] about Musician Feargal Sharkey made an OBE in Queen’s birthday honours
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Former Manchester United chief executive and Football Association vice-chairman David Gill has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. Gill spent 10 years in his role at Old Trafford, overseeing the arrivals of the likes of Wayne Rooney and the Glazer family, before departing in 2013, the same year Sir Alex Ferguson retired as manager. Gill had been credited with fostering a strong relationship with Ferguson and could occasionally match the Scot for outbursts, including criticising the FA for perceived unfair treatment in 2011. It did not stop Gill ascending to the role of FA vice-chairman the following year, nor his election as a FIFA vice-president in 2013, in which role he would become a staunch critic of its controversial then-president, Sepp Blatter. With accusations against Blatter gathering momentum in 2015, Gill boycotted the president's inauguration for a fifth term in charge and declared his intention to resign his position. … [Read more...] about Man Utd chief recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list
PUBLISHED: 22:30 07 June 2019 Jessica Frank-Keyes Dr Maryanne Mariyaselvam has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. Pictured, Dr Mariyaselvam with a non-injectable arterial connector. Picture: Ian Burt From giving up their time to volunteer in their communities, to contributing to local politics, or making strides in science or the arts, those recognised in the annual Queen's Birthday Honours list are always impressive figures. Professor Corinne Le Quere. Photo: SubmittedAnd as the list of those being recognised with titles or medals is revealed, reporters Chris Bishop, Sabrina Johnson, Marc Betts, Dan Grimmer, and Jessica Frank-Keyes rounded up some of those names, from MP Norman Lamb, to Norfolk-raised actress Olivia Colman, who might have familiar faces...Norfolk CBEs:Corinne Le Quere - Norwich scientistCorinne Le Quere, an academic at the University of East Anglia who specialises in climate change science has been made a CBE.John … [Read more...] about Queen’s Birthday Honours 2019: Who made the list from Norfolk?
PUBLISHED: 22:30 07 June 2019 Amy Gibbons and Mariam Ghaemi Access Community Trust chief executive Emma Ratzer was made an MBE for services to the Suffolk community Picture: JULIAN CLAXTON PHOTOGRAPHY Copyright (c) Julian Claxton Photography 2017. Community heroes have been celebrated for their invaluable contribution to life in Suffolk and Essex. Tonia Dawson, Macmillan clinical lead at the East of England Cancer Alliance, has been honoured with an Order of the British Empire Picture: TONIA DAWSONThese inspirational individuals, ranging from nurses, to charity workers, to magistrates, to CEOs, have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2019.Jan Wright, who worked as a nurse specialising in orthopaedics at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, has been made an MBE for services to nursing.She said it was "such a surprise" to be receive the honour."Obviously we get notified some weeks in advance," she said.Jan Wright, who worked as a specialist nurse … [Read more...] about Community heroes celebrated in Queen’s Birthday Honours
National treasure Olivia Colman has scooped a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours. The royal gong caps an awards-littered few months for the actress, 45, who claimed an Oscar and Bafta for The Favourite earlier this year. There were OBEs for Oliver's Army crooner Elvis Costello, chief scout Bear Grylls, and Good Wife star Cush Jumbo. Along with the famous names, the list also celebrates the efforts of those working to improve people's lives. Of the 1,073 people honoured across the UK in this year's list, 47% are women - slightly down on some previous lists. 10.4% come from a BAME background - the highest ever, by a small margin, in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Olivia Colman Olivia Colman said she was "totally thrilled" and "humbled" to be made a CBE for services to drama. The Oscar-winner first found fame as Sophie, the girlfriend of David Mitchell's neurotic Mark, in the British comedy Peep Show. She said in a statement to the Press Association: "I'm totally thrilled, delighted and … [Read more...] about Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2019 in full