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Queen’s birthday honours list 2015: MBE

ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE Member (MBE) Mrs Parkash Ahluwalia. For services to the community in Derby. (Mickleover, Derbyshire) Mrs Sally Aitchison. Managing director, Cash for Kids. For services to Radio and charitable fundraising. (Stockton, Durham) Miss Rimla Akhtar. Chair Muslim Women’s Sport Foundation. For services to Equality and Diversity in Sport. (London) Leslie Henry Alden. For services to the community in Southwark London. (Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex) Raymond Aldous. For services to Young People and Scouting in Bedfordshire. (Luton, Bedfordshire) Anthony Ronald Allen. For services to the community in Walsall. (Featherstone, Staffordshire) Dr Duncan Anderson. Lecturer Military History, Ministry of Defence. For services in support of Military Operations. (Oxfordshire) Kenneth Arch. For services to the community in Shropshire particularly in Bridgnorth. (Bridgnorth, Shropshire) Miss Michaelina Argy. Campaigner and Member National Advisory Council, Thalidomide Trust. For services to Thalidomide Survivors. Paul Anthony Arnill. For services to Cambridgeshire Search and … Continue reading

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The pride of the empire

13 June 2015 Palace awaits Northern Ireland’s finest. Knights Bachelor George Ivan Morrison. For services to the music industry and to tourism. Companion of the Bath William David Adams Haire. Permanent secretary, Department for Social Development. For services to government. Commander of the British Empire Robert Gribben Adair, chief executive, Belfast Harbour Commissioners. For services to the UK ports industry and voluntary service to business. Order of the British Empire Professor Kenneth Addley. Director of occupational health service, Northern Ireland Civil Service. For services to occupational health. William Foster Caldwell. Honorary treasurer, Bryson Charitable Group. For services to the community. Jennifer Hawthorne. Head of community cohesion, Northern Ireland Housing Executive. For services to housing. Reverend Robert Herron. Lately chair, interim Western Education and Library Board. For services to education. David John Johnston. For services to the community and to voluntary service in the built heritage sector. William James Kerr. Assistant … Continue reading

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Queen’s birthday honours list 2014: MBE

ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE Member (MBE) Mrs Parkash Ahluwalia. For services to the community in Derby. (Mickleover, Derbyshire) Mrs Sally Aitchison. Managing director, Cash for Kids. For services to Radio and charitable fundraising. (Stockton, Durham) Miss Rimla Akhtar. Chair Muslim Women’s Sport Foundation. For services to Equality and Diversity in Sport. (London) Leslie Henry Alden. For services to the community in Southwark London. (Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex) Raymond Aldous. For services to Young People and Scouting in Bedfordshire. (Luton, Bedfordshire) Anthony Ronald Allen. For services to the community in Walsall. (Featherstone, Staffordshire) Dr Duncan Anderson. Lecturer Military History, Ministry of Defence. For services in support of Military Operations. (Oxfordshire) Kenneth Arch. For services to the community in Shropshire particularly in Bridgnorth. (Bridgnorth, Shropshire) Miss Michaelina Argy. Campaigner and Member National Advisory Council, Thalidomide Trust. For services to Thalidomide Survivors. Paul Anthony Arnill. For services to Cambridgeshire Search and … Continue reading

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A2 upgrade will mean more jobs for Carrick – Beggs

File photo: Pictured with Transport Minister Danny Kennedy during a site visit on the A2 Shore Road are Basil Hassard, Transport NI project manager and Stephen McFaul, project manager. Picture by Brian Morrison The completion of the A2 Shore Road upgrade will lead to better job prospects for Carrick residents, East Antrim MLA Roy Beggs has said. The Ulster Unionist Assemblyman was speaking following news that a section of the new road was opened last week to aid traffic flow. “This scheme was a high priority of the Ulster Unionist Party when we took over the Department for Regional Development in 2011,” Mr Beggs said. “I would like to thank my colleague, Minister Danny Kennedy, for recognising the pressing case for removing the Greenisland bottleneck in the A2 and allocating the required funding for the scheme to go ahead – this scheme has been in the pipeline since the 1970s. … Continue reading

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Over 230 patients had operations cancelled over three month period

APPROXIMATELY eight operations a day were cancelled in the Western Trust between January and March this year.  Outside of Belfast, the Western Trust axed the most non-elective procedures out of the remaining three health trusts. In total between January 1, 2015 and March 31, 2015, 234 non-urgent elective operations were cancelled, while the Belfast Trust, which had the highest amount of operations, cancelled 271 operations. In January alone the Western Trust had the highest amount of operations pulled as 162 patients were told their planned procedures would be rescheduled, which is in stark contrast to the one non-elective operation which was cancelled by the Southern Trust during the same month. The figures were revealed this week as a result of a question by the UUP MLA Roy Beggs. He had asked the Health Minister to detail the period which elective surgery was cancelled and how many operations were cancelled. It … Continue reading

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