East Dunbartonshire residents featured in New Year’s Honours List

An MBE medal
An MBE medal

Three women from East Dunbartonshire have received gongs in the 2015 New Year’s Honours List.

Maureen McKenna, from Torrance, receives an OBE for services to education in Scotland and Malawi.

Ms McKenna is director of education at Glasgow City Council.

An OBE has also been awarded to Susan Brimelow, from Milngavie, for services to patient care. She is the chief inspector of the Healthcare Environment Inspectorate.

Finally Margaret Devaney, from Kirkintilloch, has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for voluntary service.

More on all the recipients in next week’s Herald.