Queen's Birthday Honours: Two Isle of Man women appointed MBEs

Queen's Birthday Honours: Two Isle of Man women appointed MBEs

Queen's Birthday Honours: Two Isle of Man women appointed MBEs

Other Norfolk people to have been recognised in the list include the chief executive of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust Brendan Joyce, who has received an OBE for services to nature conservation in recognition of his 22 years as head of the organisation.

Sheila and Trevor Fairhurst, parents of 19-year-old Carly, whose then boyfriend was convicted of her manslaughter in 2006, are awarded MBEs for their services to people who have suffered domestic abuse.

Asked about not being given a knighthood, Mr Johnson said: "I think the MBE is as much honour as I could really expect and I thought, if a knighthood comes up, I'm going to having difficulty not only in accepting it but pointing out to all and sundry that it's not me".

Miss Vorderman said: 'I'm thrilled that wonderful Johnny Johnson has been recognised with an MBE.

Davis made his full global debut in 2005, and has been a major factor in the Northern Ireland team's resurgence over the past few years.

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Davis, who has won 95 caps for Northern Ireland, scored twice against Greece in Belfast last October in the game which clinched his country's qualification for the Euros. And he captained the team at the Euros in France last summer.

Best was named as the new Ireland captain in January 2016. Best, 34, is now touring New Zealand with the Lions.

On behalf of the Honours Board, the Governor has presented Lawrence Robles with the Gibraltar Award for services to youth.

Sir Billy, affectionately known as the Big Yin and famed for his often irreverent stand-up routines, is knighted at the age of 74 in recognition of his services to entertainment and charity.

Prison governor Austin Treacy received an OBE for services to reducing re-offending and community safety.

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