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McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's Birthday Honors

19 June 2017, 12:17 | Israel Caldwell

Queen's Birthday Honours List: Hero Westminster PC Keith Palmer receives bravery medal as stars Billy Connolly

JK Rowling, Julie Walters and David Walliams recognised in Queen's birthday honours

JK Rowling, who has been made a Companion of Honour in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Tourists Allen Pemborke and Paul Short are also both receiving the Queen's Commendation for Bravery after they helped the wounded who were shot on a beach in Tunisia in 2015.

Four PSNI officers are to receive honours, including Sergeant Gwyneth Buchanan, who has been awarded the MBE for services to policing and the community.

The Southampton skipper captained his country at last year's Euro Championships in France and was named on the Queen's Birthday Honours.

Pam said the MBE trumps most of her medal-winning exploits on the table, though she rates her triumph in the Over-60s event at the first ever European Veterans' Championships in 1995 as arguably her biggest achievement.

Others appointed OBEs include Judy Murray, the mother of world number one men's tennis player Andy, who received a knighthood in the 2017 New Year's Honours list.

Terry, from Grasscroft, is now the chairman of Mahdlo Youth Zone and said he feels "proud and honoured" to receive the award.

George Arthur Fromow will receive an MBE for services to Haematology.

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Veteran actor Olivia de Havilland, the only survivor of the four main stars of the 1939 blockbuster "Gone With the Wind" is set to become a dame, along with actors Julie Walters and June Whitfield.

One of the strengths of the honours system is its recognition also of the contribution of people from every walk of life, including business, education, healthcare, and religion.

From the world of entertainment, Ed Sheeran, Emile Sande and Erin O'Conner were awarded MBEs while David Walliams can add OBE to the end of his name.

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

Comedian Billy Connolly has been awarded a knighthood, in recognition to his services to entertainment and charity. Morris receives a CBE for services to business and charitable services.

Under his stewardship, the England team also won top honours at the 2015 EuroHockey Championships, silver at both the Commonwealth Games and Champions Trophy, and bronze at the London 2012 Olympics.

Half of this year's honorees are women, while 10 per cent are from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.



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