Recipients in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021
OBE – William Francis Graham Hunter JP of Killaloo of Bonds Glen Road for services to the Economy and community in the County. For 5 decades, sometimes through the worst of times, Mr Hunter kept his garment factory business going in the City where it continues in production. He also has been an active volunteer through the same period in a host of community organisations.
MBE- Jennifer Ann Campbell of Castlewood Avenue, Coleraine for services to Education, Young People and the community in Coleraine. Mrs Campbell worked in the Primary School sector of Education and was a Principal. Throughout her career she served in a voluntary basis on a number of cross community/cross border initiatives to enhance education of our younger pupils and since her retirement she has continued to serve in a number of local charities and organisations including The Soroptimists.
MBE – Maureen (Mary Elizabeth) Devine of Claudy for services to Young People with special needs in Northern Ireland. Miss Devine is chairwoman of the northern region of the Irish Pilgrimage Trust,a cross border charitable Trust working closely with charities for the disabled and medical charities facilitating amongst other thinks other activities trips to Lourdes.
MBE – David Harding of Somerton Lodge, Coleraine for public and political service in Northern Ireland. Dr Harding is a local Veterinary Surgeon who works mainly with farm animals and who served for some years on the RCVS Council and Disciplinary Committee. He served as a local Councillor on Coleraine and Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Councils for over 10 years up to 2019 and served as Mayor in 2013/2014.
MBE – Herbert Wavell Torrens Moore of Cloonavin Park, Coleraine. Mr Moore spent his working life in Local Government and retired as CEO of Coleraine Borough Council in 2015. Since then he has volunteered in local and national groups and organisations most notably as Chairman of Zomba Action Project, a collaborative venture between Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council and Zomba Municipal Authority in Malawi facilitating practical direct help in the rural community of Zomba.
BEM- William Kenneth Craig of Eglinton for services to Cricket and the community in Eglinton. Mr Craig has been for some years a stalwart of the Eglinton and North west cricketing community.
BEM – Alwyn John Griffen Warnock of Duncastle Park, Newbuildings for services to Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and Road Safety in Northern Ireland. Mr Warnock has been active for some years in promoting Road Safety and engaging all the rescue services in the work as well as carrying out his duties as a Senior Planning Officer for the Ambulance Service.
The Lord Lieutenant, Mrs Alison Millar, congratulates all recipients who she says are hugely deserving and represent service given over decades across such a wide range of volunteering.