The longest serving firefighter in Nottinghamshire has received an MBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace.
Dave Beardsall, who is known as Barney, retired as watch manager in Retford last year after 43 years in the job.
Barney was appointed an MBE in the New Years Honours List for services to local government and today received the award.
More top news
Warning over cheap, plastic dolls on sale, containing poisonous substance which can lead to increased risk of cancer and asthma.
Mild and windy with some light rain at times.
Remaining mild and rather cloudy with patchy rain. Windy.