Cumbrian sisters receive British Empire Medals

Sixteen year old Alice Pyne from Ulverston and her sister Milly have been awarded British Empire Medals.

The ceremony was held on the shores of Windermere and our correspondent Elaine Willcox was among the invited guests.

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Queen's Honour for Pyne sisters

Alice and Millie Pyne, sisters from Ulverston who've raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for charity while both fighting serious illnesses, have been honoured by the Queen. They are the first sisters to be jointly awarded the British Empire Medal