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
West Bromwich Albion are back in the top half of the table but Leicester City stay in the bottom three after a 1-1 draw.
A group of cyclists from Birmingham have been protesting over what they say are poor cycling conditions after a cyclist died last week.
Teams from League One and League Two join sides from non-league for the first round of the FA Cup