Saturday, 2 January 2016

Congratulations to the Ponteland and Tynedale residents recognised in the Queen’s New Year‘s Honours

Congratulations to Bellingham County Councillor John Riddle who has been awarded an OBE his services to the community, environment and business in Northumberland through his chairmanship of the Northumberland National Park. 
John truly deserves this honour for his incredible hardwork over the years. 
Also recvieing an OBE, for services to the computer games industry in the North-East, was Ponteland resident Giselle Elizabeth Stewart.

Managing director of management consultancy firm Accenture, Bob Paton, of Hexham, was awarded the CBE as was Corbridge resident Caroline Helen Theobald, the founder of Bridge Club Ltd.

Delinda Virginia Conlon, of Darras Hall, received the MBE for services to science education in the

North-East through her capacity as chief executive of Newcastle‘s Centre for Life.


Mrs Anne Robson Lloyd. Drama Teacher, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne. For services to Education and to the community in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. (Ponteland, Northumberland)

Mrs Joy Sullivan. Export Adviser, North East Chamber of Commerce International Trade Team. For services to International Trade. (Prudhoe, Northumberland)