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Sunday, December 30, 2012
New Year’s Honours
FOUR people from the Isle of Man have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours.
They are retiring chief constable, Mike Langdon, who gets an OBE; Olympic gold medal cyclist Peter Kennaugh, who is given an MBE; motorcycle racing welfare worker Wyn Evans, who also gets and MBE; and Hector Duff, a Second World War veteran and former police officer, who has tirelessly worked to give schoolchildren an insight into the history of the war, receives the British Empire Medal.