Joe Longthorne will collect his MBE from the Queen today.
The entertainer, who lives in Blackpool, was given the award in the Birthday Honours list for his charity work.
Much of that work was done while Joe was seriously ill with cancer.
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Mel Barham's report from the Noreen Avenue Street party!
Paul Crone has spent the day at the Blackpool Tower ballroom where everyone was enjoying the party!
We had to share this picture of Knowsley Road's longest residing neighbour with the newest addition! Beryl Atherton opened the party - she has lived on the street for 60 years. Newest resident, Harry Lea, at just 5 days old, also made a brief appearance.
As last night's Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace was drawing to a close, thousands of beacons were being lit around the country to celebrate the Queen's 60 year reign.
A network of flames criss-crossed the country, with a number of beacons lighting up the night sky here in the north west.
Our correspondent Andy Bonner joined the build-up to the event.
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Residents on Noreen Street in Prestwich remember celebrating the Queen's silver jubilee...