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Sunday, 20 April 2014

Ulverston sisters Alice and Milly Pyne among youngest ever recipients of British Empire Medal

TWO inspirational sisters from Ulverston have become among the youngest ever recipients of the British Empire Medal.

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Milly and Alice Pyne with Mum, Vicky and Dad Simon. HARRY ATKINSON REF: 50038215B002

Alice and Milly Pyne were honoured for their services to charity in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, and today (Thurs) they were presented with their medals.

The investiture of the remarkable Ulverston teenagers was made by the Lord Lieutenant of Cumbria Sir James Cropper, who decorated the girls with their awards during a ceremony at The Beech Hill Hotel, outside Windermere.

  • Full story and more pictures in today's Evening Mail
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Absolutely fantastic Alice and Milly, you must be really chuffed. Maybe you could have a new Emma Bridgewater mug made with your medals as the brand....we would buy it! Keep well and stay strong both of you.

Posted by The Willison-Piries on 7 September 2012 at 10:14

Well Done to you Both.Well deserved.Keep up the Fight.Remarkable achievement.Best Wishes to All.Hope you all had a good day.

Posted by Helen Cookson on 6 September 2012 at 20:42

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