A PRIMARY school volunteer in the Vale has been honoured with an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

David Yates, an engineer and volunteer at Church Lench Church of England First School, near Evesham has been awarded the accolade for services to Education.

He is among four people in Worcestershire to receive an MBE including Jean Davidson, for services to the community in Worcester, and Sheenagh Davis, manager of the HOPE Family Centre, in Bromyard, who was rewarded for her services to Children and Familes.

For more on this story, see next week's Evesham Journal.