New Year Honours: Four Jersey residents recognised

Clive Barton
Image caption Clive Barton said he was proud to be appointed MBE

Businessman Clive Barton and teacher Edward Le Quesne have been appointed MBE in the New Years Honours list.

Mr Barton said he was "bursting with pride" over his appointment, which follows his involvement in a number of island charities.

Mr Le Quesne, a former chairman of both Oxfam and Christian Aid in Jersey, was head of science at Victoria College for 28 years before his retirement in 2001.

Pamela Bell was appointed an OBE, in part for charitable services in Jersey.

Mrs Bell, who is the Seigneur of Trinity parish, was honoured for her philanthropy, having raised funds for charities including the NSPCC.

In addition, Rosemary Blampied has been honoured with a British Empire Medal for her services to the community.

Mr Barton has been involved with Jersey charities including Jersey Arts in Health Care Trust and Société Jersiaise and is the patron of the Aids Care Education and Training Charitable Trust.

He is also president of Diabetes Jersey and has been procureur du bien public for the Parish of St Helier for the past 15 years.

Mr Le Quesne has been an advocate for Fairtrade in Jersey for the past few years.

He also helped set up the Le Quesne medical centre based in Kenya, providing medical and other aid supplies to families.

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