0 Post a comment Sunday, 30 December 2018 - Local People by Contributed Item - Contributed Item @twitter.com/gem_news [email protected] A local man, Jeff Savory, who received an OBE in the Queen Birthday Honours list in May, was presented with his medal on Thursday, December 20, by HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace. Mr Savory told The GEM: “My wife Valerie, my youngest son James and eldest grandson Rhys attended the event with me.“I was pleased that some of my family where able to attend and share this experience, because without their support I would have not been able to give the time I have given to disability sport“It was had a great experience for the members of my family who attended my investiture at Buckingham Palace, and a very proud day for us all.“I would like to take this opportunity to thank my wife Valerie for her support throughout the years that we have both been involved with disability … [Read more...] about Local man receives his Queen’s Birthday OBE
A number of people from our region have been named in the Queen's birthday honours list. Among those to be receive awards is Peter Lawrence - the father of York chef Claudia, who has not been seen since 2009. He has been awarded an OBE for services to the families of missing people. Dee Collins - the chief constable of West Yorkshire Police - has been given a CBE. Chief Superintendent Mabs Hussain will get an MBE for services to the police and charity. With 22 years police service, he is the most senior ranking Muslim Officer across the Yorkshire and Humber and was one of the youngest Muslim officers to achieve the Superintendent rank nationally. The vice chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University - Professor Chris Husbands has been awarded a knighthood for services to higher education. Yorkshire retail expert Kate Hardcastle is to be awarded an MBE for services to business and entrepreneurship. The deputy leader of Lincolnshire County Council - Patricia Bradwell - will … [Read more...] about Queen’s birthday honours list 2018
0 Comments Queen's birthday honours: Full list of Northern Ireland's recipients BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A war widow whose husband was killed in Afghanistan has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's birthday honours list. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/queens-birthday-honours-full-list-of-northern-irelands-recipients-36991750.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article36990415.ece/538ab/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_ea9c2600-1027-4892-b303-29bd7d65d587_1 Email A war widow whose husband was killed in Afghanistan has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's birthday honours list. Former DUP Stormont Assembly member Brenda Hale from Northern Ireland was recognised for her political service over the past nine years. She entered politics after her husband's death. Captain Mark Hale, 42, died in a bomb blast in Helmand province in August 2009 as he helped carry a wounded soldier to safety. The couple, from Dromara, Co Down had been married for 22 years when he … [Read more...] about Queen’s birthday honours: Full list of Northern Ireland’s recipients
0 Comments In full: Northern Ireland people named in the Queen's birthday honours list BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The full list of Northern Ireland recipients named in the Queen's birthday honours list: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/in-full-northern-ireland-people-named-in-the-queens-birthday-honours-list-36991747.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article36991691.ece/23c54/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_dea37875-20dc-4d3d-bde2-3c9ff310a300_1 Email The full list of Northern Ireland recipients named in the Queen's birthday honours list: Order of the Bath: Companions of the Order of the Bath George Thomas Alexander Gray. For services to legislation and constitutional law. Order of the British Empire: Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) Stanley Robert Brown. Chief executive, Forensic Science Northern Ireland. For services to science and justice. Janet Susanne Burgoyne McCollum. Chief executive, Moy Park Ltd. For services to economic … [Read more...] about In full: Northern Ireland people named in the Queen’s birthday honours list
PUBLISHED: 15:03 08 June 2018 | UPDATED: 16:19 08 June 2018 Megan Aldous Flypast for the Queen's Birthday. (c) copyright citizenside.com The highly-anticipated royal fly-past is set to take place today – and people will be able to see the military aircraft in the skies at various locations in Suffolk and north Essex. Trooping the Colour Ceremony to mark the Queen's 92nd birthday will take place on Saturday, June 9 Picture: MATTHEW DIXION/GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO The Trooping the Colour, which is another name for the Queens Birthday Parade, will take place this morning. This yearly ceremony has marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign for over 260 years. The various military aircraft will form up at Southwold and progress towards Ipswich, past Colchester, above Chelmsford and enter the London City Control Zone south of Stapleford aerodrome. The formation will then fly over Buckingham Palace at 1pm where members of the Royal family will be waiting and … [Read more...] about Where can you see the Queen’s birthday fly past?