Three Manx residents to receive Queen's birthday honours

Three Manx residents are to receive awards as part of the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Suzanne Harding receives an MBE for services to the Isle of Man Samaritans, while Trudi Williams receives the same honour for services to the community.

Mrs Harding has been a Samaritan for 35 years and Director of the Isle of Man service for three years.

Mrs Williamson was behind the Freedom to Flourish campaign and created the Island's Awards for Excellence in 2006.

Meanwhile, Julia North receives a British Empire Medal for services to the Manx community, having previously chaired her local branch of the Isle of Man Anti-Cancer Committee.