Services to sport and recreation recognised in New Year's Honours List

PUBLISHED: Jan 19, 2016
CATEGORY: SSA Publications & Policies 

Queen's New Year Honours list recognises the work of Scotland's sporting volunteers and workforce.

The following individuals, amongst others, received awards in the New Year Honours List from within Scotland's sport and recreation sector.

The SSA would like to congratulate and thank all those honoured for their fantastic service to the sector. Please note these are Scottish indivuaduals, with a complete UK wide list availble via the Sport & Recreation Alliance website here.

OBE
- Dr John Gillies - for services to general practice

MBE
- Yvonne Anderson - services to the Special Olympics, vice-chair Special Olympics Scotland (Roslin)
- James Callander - for voluntary service to athletics (Dumfries)
- Janice Eaglesham - for services to disability sport - co-founder of Red Star Athletics Club (Cambuslang)
- Pamela Gallant - services to people with special needs in Aberdeen particularly through sport (Abdn)
- Ian Mirfin - for services to disability sport - co-founder of Red Star Athletics Club (Cambuslang)
- Ronald Webster - for services to tennis in Scotland (Crail)

BEM
- Christine Black - for services to badminton in Scotland (Edi)
- David Buchanan - voluntary service to football - secretary of Oban Saints Amateur Football Club (Oban)
- Angus McConnell - for voluntary service to sport in Scotland (East Kilbride).