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A special constable from Somerset has been made an MBE by Prince William, at the Prince's first investiture ceremony.
Simon Bale from Watchet has been honoured for his contribution to community policing. He combines this role with being a scout leader and coastguard volunteer.
A special constable from Somerset will meet the Queen later this morning when he collects an award at Buckingham Palace.
Simon Bale is being honoured for services to community policing.
Mr Bale is also a scout leader and coastguard volunteer in his home town of Watchet.
A Special Constable from from Somerset will be awarded an MBE at Buckingham Palace tomorrow for services to community policing.
Simon Bale regularly patrols his home-town of Watchet on top of his day job at Avon and Somerst Police Headquarters.
Laura Makin-Isherwood reports.