Congratulations to all those honoured within the New Year’s awards.
Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)
Michael Houghton, For services to the Fire and Rescue Service and the community in Tetbury, Gloucestershire.
Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Terry Cordery, For services to the Dorset Fire Fighters Charity, Dorset Schools’ Football Association and to the community in Ferndown, Dorset.
Christopher Martin, Lately Commander (Retained), Lydney Station. For services to Fire and Rescue.
Neal Pickersgill, Watch Manager, Urban Search and Rescue Team, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Search and Rescue in the UK and Abroad.
Queens Fire Service Medal (QFSM)
Thomas Blair, Retained Watch Manager, Dunbar Community Fire Station, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
David Farries, Watch Manager, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Lee Howell, CFO, Devon & Somerset FRS
Frank Swann, CFO, Nottinghamshire FRS
John Hindmarch, CFO, Tyne & Wear FRS
Simon Pilling, CFO, West Yorkshrie FRS
Christopher Kenny, CFO, Lancashire FRS
Peter Dartford, CFO, Staffordshire FRS