Search

More Havering figures in New Year’s Honours List

18:00 06 January 2014

Anne Bryden

Anne Bryden

PEARL SUCH

Flattered figures from the local community have spoken of their pride after being recognised on the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.

Janet Brewer was awarded a British Empire Medal for her voluntary service to SSAFA.Janet Brewer was awarded a British Empire Medal for her voluntary service to SSAFA.

Anne Bryden, former language teacher at St. Edwards Church of England School and Sixth Form College will receive an MBE for her services to education.

Having also attended the school in London Road, Romford, Anne taught there for more than 30 years before retiring in July 2013.

She said: “Teaching there was a wonderful experience for me and it was the great staff and pupils who enabled me to achieve the honour.”

Janet Anne Brewer, training officer at SSAFA London North East was awarded a British Empire Medal, for her 21 years of service to the charity.

Eve Farraud was awarded a British Empire Medal for her services to the construction industry.Eve Farraud was awarded a British Empire Medal for her services to the construction industry.

Starting out as a volunteer, Janet, of Brentwood, served as secretary for 13 years before moving on to her current role.

Having only heard the news on New Year’s Eve, she admits it came as a surprise.

“It took the wind out of my sails,” said the 58-year-old,

“I am certainly looking forward to it.”

Eve Farraud, 42, from Collier Row was awarded the British Empire Medal for services to the construction industry.

Starting out at the Construction Industry Council (CIC) as a temp for one week, she has now been on the Council’s staff for sixteen years.

Eve said: “I am absolutely delighted to receive this fantastic honour.

“I hope that my acceptance of this award will be a testament to the many wonderful colleagues I have worked with.”

Ian Yeoman, band director at Royal British Legion Band & Corps of Drums Romford was awarded a British Empire Medal for services to music and youth development.

0 comments

Latest Romford News Stories

Motorists on the A13 between Wennington and Rainham

Reckless drivers are endangering the lives of Havering residents by reaching speeds of up to 124mph, the fastest clocked in London last year.

15:54
Lawrence Webb  ( Ukip )

A Havering councillor is standing as deputy of one of the candidates in Ukip’s leadership election.

15:13
Luke Hudson (centre) with his mum and dad on his 21st birthday.

The son of a taxi driver who tragically died at the wheel of his cab has paid tribute to the “best dad anyone could have asked for”.

12:16
Seven men have been arrested by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and four tonnes of toxic waste removed after two fuel laundering plants were discovered in Essex on Wednesday Picture: HMRC

Seven men, including one in Hornchurch, have been arrested and four tonnes of toxic waste removed after two fuel laundering plants were discovered in Essex on Wednesday.

Parents at Parsonage Farm Primary School fought off expansion in 2015

Councillors have criticised the borough’s plans to expand schools, claiming that school kitchens are already failing to provide hot meals for pupils.

Yesterday, 16:29
Police at the scene last night (credit: donatassimkus.com)

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting in Gidea Park last night.

Yesterday, 15:26
British Transport Police

A man has been identified and will be interviewed by police after a disabled commuter was pushed and slapped on a train.

Yesterday, 12:02
Jim Reynolds pictured with Stalkers Lily

Romford Greyhound Stadium has terminated its contract with a high-profile trainer after accusing him of “bringing the integrity of the sport into question”.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate that one lucky winner will receive four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All runners up will get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

£15k prize bundle

Imagine having the opportunity to win an incredible £15,000 bundle of some of the most amazing prizes available. Well, for one lucky contest entrant that dream could soon become a reality because we at MyOffers are offering an incredible free prize bundle that will make even the most hardened person wild with excitement.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now