Three British residents in Spain have been awarded honours by Queen Elizabeth II in the 2019 New Year Honours List 2019.
Ricky Garland, Elaine Mary Horton and Candida Wright are all active in HELP, a charity helping older and vulnerable expatriate residents in the Costa Blanca.
Ricky Garland is a volunteer of HELP Vega Baja, Elaine Horton is president of HELP Jalon Valley and CandidaWright is president of HELP Denia and Marina Alta. All will receive the Member of the British Empire (MBE) award for their services to British nationals.
The British Ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley, said,"I am delighted that the commitment and compassion of Ricky, Elaine and Candida have been recognised."