Five Named In King's Birthday Honours List

Five people in Jersey have been named in the King's first Birthday Honours List.

Three islanders have been made MBEs by King Charles III.

Jennifer Bridge, founder and chairperson of the Jersey Literary Festival, and William Harris have both been recognised for their community work as well as Jason Hamon who provides volunteer medical support at sporting and community events.

Mr Hamon, who has worked for Jersey Ambulance Service for more than three decades, has also been awarded the King's Ambulance Service Medal (KAM).

Roy MacDonald, a Kenpo Karate instructor for more than 40 years, has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM).

Stuart Crossan  - head gardener at Jersey's Government House - receives a silver Royal Victorian Medal for services to the Crown.

The King's official birthday was celebrated in the grounds of Government House on Friday evening (16 June) with a 21 Gun Salute, a performance from the La Ronde Concert Band, and a marching display and beating of retreat by the Band of the Island of Jersey.

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