Congratulations to all those below who have been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2017. They are all either from Oldham or have been honoured for their work in Oldham.

OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.)

  • Lynda Fairhurst. Formerly head of Lifelong Learning, Oldham Council. For services to Further Education. (Leigh, Greater Manchester)
  • Gillian Lesley McCarthy. Director, Operational Policy and Performance, Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service. For services to Employers and Employees. (Oldham, Greater Manchester)
  • Sarah-Jane Abigail Lancashire. For services to Drama. (Oldham, Greater Manchester)

MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire)

  • Terry Flanagan. For services to Rugby League and to charity in the North West. (Grasscroft, Greater Manchester)
  • Cllr Abdul Jabbar. For political and public service. (Oldham, Greater Manchester)

BEM (British Empire Medal)

  • Pamela Irene Berry. For services to the community in Delph, Greater Manchester. (Saddleworth, Greater Manchester)