Islip woman humbled by award — QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY HONOURS


Actress Olivia de Havilland, who starred in Gone With The Wind, was made a dame at the age of 100, along with Julie Walters, 67.

"Obviously it is recognition for all the hard work and commitment and dedication but it is never something as a coach you expect to receive", Hann said.

The 2016 Birthday Honours list included 25 people from the technology industry, meaning the number of founders and investors awarded on the list has been dramatically scaled back.

On Twitter he said: "Honoured and proud to receive an OBE today. He paid the ultimate price for his selfless actions".

Michelle said: "I am both delighted and honoured to be recognised in this way".

"She is a very lovely lady who has lived in Andover for many years".

Two West Yorkshire Police officers, Pc Craig Nicholls and Pc Jonathan Wright, who arrested Mair are awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal.

Sir Billy, affectionately known as the Big Yin and famed for his often irreverent stand-up routines, is knighted at the age of 74 in recognition of his services to entertainment and charity.

Former Beatle Paul McCartney and "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling also received Companions of Honour in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List.

The Casual Vacancy author also gave her blessing to a powerful Harry Potter tribute to Orlando shooting victims previous year.

Popular artists Ed Sheeran, who recently saw all 16 tracks from his new album take over the Top 20 chart, and Emeli Sande, who sang in both the opening and closing ceremonies at the 2012 Olympics, are both being awarded MBEs, along with the model Erin O'Connor. Meanwhile, Gloria Hunniford has been awarded an OBE, and she is "humbled" to receive the title after spending 70 years in the showbusiness sphere, which has seen her journey from a singer, to a broadcaster, a magician and a "Loose Women" co-host, whilst offering her services to cancer charities.

Cllr Izzi Seccombe, who lives in Lower Tysoe, has been made OBE for services to local government.

They are joined by David Walliams - for his charity work - Hodge, and Lancashire in getting OBEs.

England's men are due to play their second match of the Hockey World League semi-final tournament against Malaysia at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre on Saturday (4pm), before facing Olympic champions Argentina the following day.

Composer George Benjamin, who has written operas including Into The Little Hill and Written on Skin, has been awarded a knighthood.

Ed Sheeran was honoured for services to music.

The Glaswegian comedian and actor formerly received a CBE in 2003.