Larne woman Isabel Apsley has been awarded with a British Empire Medal in the 2016 New Year Honours list.
Mrs Apsley will receive the accolade in recognition of her services to St John Ambulance and the Red Cross in Northern Ireland.
She recently established Inver Museum, dedicated to the history of St John Ambulance.
“I was totally overwhelmed and I’m humbled to have had my long-standing involvement and research recognised in this way,” Mrs Apsley said.
Full story in next week’s Larne Times.