for Huntspill councillor Mark Healey in Queen's Birthday Honours
Huntspill councillor has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday
Honours this weekend.
and district councillor Mark Healey, who is also Chairman of Devon
and Somerset Fire Authority, has received the honour for services
to fire safety and fire service reform.
awards come on the occasion of Her Majesty's official ninetieth
birthday, and recognise the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary
people right across the United Kingdom.
pictured here on Saturday on the town's seafront, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"I'm very proud and humbled to have received it."
superb recognition for all the work I have done with the fire
service and also more recently with a nationwide 'fire kills'
campaign to promote fire safety in homes which I hope has helped
to save many lives."
added: "I opened the letter six weeks ago and was so delighted
and humbled to receive it."
wonderful recognition for the work done by the fire service across
Devon and Somerset and I accept it on behalf of all those in the