McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's Birthday Honours

Ebony Scott
June 18, 2017

"I'll keep working hard to grow tennis and to promote women's sport across the United Kingdom".

She has also developed an inpatient hypnotherapy service for patients and worked with Tenovus to support haematological cancer patients with treatment closer to home with a mobile unit.

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.

Pamela Berry was also given a British Empire Medal for services to the community in Delph.

And the chief executive officer ofBirmingham International Airport, Paul Kehoe, who lives in Alcester, is made CBE for services to the aviation industry and the United Kingdom economy. I'm a rugby man and rugby has been my lifelong passion.

Ten residents from the Ballymena and Antrim districts have been honoured with awards in recognition of a wide range of endeavours including sport and charitable services.

Around three-quarters of those honoured are people who have done incredible work in their local community.

Scott Hann, the gymnastics coach who guided Max Whitlock to his historic double gold medal achievement at the Rio Olympics, is awarded an MBE.

McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's Birthday Honours

On Twitter he said: "Honoured and proud to receive an OBE today".

Davis led his country to relative, and unexpected, success at last summer's Euro 2016 in France-defying the odds by reaching the last 16 of the tournament.

Under his stewardship, the organisation set on the road to its highest ever participation figures, was awarded the right to host major events including the 2018 Women's World Cup, and also won medals in all of the sport's major global tournaments, including a first Olympic medal in 20 years.

"I was taken aback whenever I first heard, I was thinking 'is this a wind-up?"

Mrs Harding said: "I received a letter in the post telling me of the award". "I have a huge association there and I think of it very fondly".

Happy Valley star Sarah Lancashire and Miranda actress Patricia Hodge both receive OBEs for services to drama.

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

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