X

Cookies

Continue We want you to get the most out of using this website, which is why we and our partners use cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to receive these cookies. You can find out more about how we use cookies here.
 

Friday, 19 September 2014

Ulverston sisters Alice and Milly Pyne among youngest ever recipients of British Empire Medal

TWO inspirational sisters from Ulverston have become among the youngest ever recipients of the British Empire Medal.

50038215B002
Milly and Alice Pyne with Mum, Vicky and Dad Simon. HARRY ATKINSON REF: 50038215B002

Alice and Milly Pyne were honoured for their services to charity in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, and today (Thurs) they were presented with their medals.

The investiture of the remarkable Ulverston teenagers was made by the Lord Lieutenant of Cumbria Sir James Cropper, who decorated the girls with their awards during a ceremony at The Beech Hill Hotel, outside Windermere.

  • Full story and more pictures in today's Evening Mail
Have your say

Absolutely fantastic Alice and Milly, you must be really chuffed. Maybe you could have a new Emma Bridgewater mug made with your medals as the brand....we would buy it! Keep well and stay strong both of you.

Posted by The Willison-Piries on 7 September 2012 at 10:14

Well Done to you Both.Well deserved.Keep up the Fight.Remarkable achievement.Best Wishes to All.Hope you all had a good day.

Posted by Helen Cookson on 6 September 2012 at 20:42

View all 3 comments on this article

Make your comment

Your name

Your Email

Your Town/City

Your comment


SHARE THIS ARTICLE

More Ulverston news

Hot jobs

Vote

Are you in favour of a supermarket in Ulverston's Brewery Street?

Yes

No

Show Result

Evening Mail homepage

Heart of Ulverston April 2014

Heart of Ulverston October 2013

Heart of Ulverston April 2013

Heart of Ulverston September 2012

Heart of Ulverston November 2011

WCF pet and equestrian

Choosing a pre school

Come and join us 5

Go green 34

Travel the globe

Go green 33