Firefighters recognised in New Years Honours

New Years Honours

The FRSA would like to congratulate those who have been recognised for their contribution within the Queen’s New Years Honours. Their families and close friends should be very proud that the hard work and commitment to public safety has been recognised and rewarded by these honours. 

BEM (Medal of the Order of the British Empire)

England and Wales

John Last, Watch Commander, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service and the community in Suffolk

Christine Stead (retired), Executive Support Assistant, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service

Paul Pemberton (retired), Watch Manager and Impairment and Disability Officer, Essex County Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Hearing Impaired People in Essex

Les Nicoll, Community Builder, Essex Fire and Rescue Service. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service and the community in Essex

Harold Binyon, Volunteer. For services to the Fire Fighters’ Charity and Crook Athletics Club, County Durham

Morgan Britton, Volunteer. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service and the community in Bristol

MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire)

England and Wales

Joanne Taylor, Reach and Rescue Ltd

Roy Aldwin, Lately Volunteer and Outreach Manager, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to the voluntary sector

Colin Todd, Fire Safety Consultant. For services to Fire Safety

Ludwig Macauley,  For voluntary service to the community and the Firefighters’ Charity

QFSM (Queen’s Fire Service Medal)

England and Wales

Rebecca Jayne Bryant, Chief Fire Officer, Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service

Philip Mark Hales, Deputy Chief Fire Officer (retired), West Midlands Fire Service

Terry Edward McDermott, Chief Fire Officer (retired), Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service

Brian Michael Reardon, Group Manager, London Fire Brigade

Scotland

James Arthur Hymas, Area Manager, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Northern Ireland

David Harbinson, Station Commander, Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service

OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire)

England

Chris Kenny, Chief Fire Officer (retired), Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service

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