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    Rick Stanton awarded by the queen

    Congratulations to Rick Stanton for his MBE – announced in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.

    Rick Stanton vient d'être consacré Membre de l'ordre de l'Empire Britannique - Plongee Recycleur Lac du Bourget Deep CCR Tartiflette Team

    Sorry guys... it is in French....

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    Rick Stanton awarded by the queen

    Is it for caving? Sorry can't read French.

    Either way well done.
    Last edited by Soggy; 03-01-2013 at 09:28 AM.

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    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/n...s-honours-2013

    doesn't look like it:

    "Richard Stanton, firefighter in West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service receives an MBE"

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    Richard Stanton - who is based at Canley Community Station - has received the honour in recognition of his service to the communities of the West Midlands as a firefighter and for the cave diving rescue services he carries out on a voluntary basis both in the UK and abroad.


    Read more: Hero firefighter honoured with MBE | Coventry Observer

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    This is what is printed in the list from the Cabinet Office......

    Richard William STANTON Firefighter, West Midlands Fire and Rescue
    Service. For services to Local
    Government.
    (Coventry, West Midlands)

    http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/site...Y2013-list.pdf


    Congratulations, Rick!

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    Yes it is Rick Stanton, the cave diver.
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    Re: Rick Stanton awarded by the queen

    Wow so good to hear this.

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    Very well done, and richly deserved. I strongly suspect that the cave diving rescue has something to do with it. That's proper scary stuff.

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    Very well done to him!
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