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Veteran receives honour for role in Arctic convoy

Mick ‘so thankful’ for Second World War medal from Russian embassy AN ARCTIC convoy veteran in Herne Bay has been awarded a medal from the Russian government — the seventh military honour he has received. Mick Holness, 90, was presented with the Ushakov medal for his service more than 70 years ago as a signalman. He served in the Arctic …

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Emma ‘thrilled’ by gong for counselling efforts

30-year-old is awarded British Empire Medal for excellent service WHITSTABLE counsellor Emma Callan has been awarded the British Empire Medal for her community work in Canterbury and Herne Bay. Mrs Callan, 30, is one of the youngest named on the Queen’s 2015 Honours List which was published on New Year’s Eve. She said: “It has been quite an overwhelming experience …

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Medal awarded for campaign to retain services

THE chairwoman of the League of Friends of the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital in Herne Bay, Gillian Fowler, has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for her service to the community Mrs Fowler. who is one of 292 people on the list to receive the BEM, has been involved in the continuous efforts to keep hospital services in the …

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Gillian Fowler receives British Empire Medal

The Chairwoman of the League of Friends of the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital in Herne Bay, Gillian Fowler, has been awarded with the British Empire Medal (BEM) for her service to the community. Mrs Fowler, who is one of 292 people who have received the BEM, has been involved in the continuous efforts to keep services in the town. Upon hearing the …

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