OBE for Shirley

Three Chimney’s restaurant founder Shirley Spear has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honour’s List for services to the food and drink industry in Scotland.

Today congratulations and best wishes were pouring in for Shirley who is also Chair of the Scottish Food Commission, a FlySkye campaigner, and winner of a Lifetime Achievement Scottish Rural Award in 2016.

Skye cancer research fundraisers Alastair and Helen Nicolson from Skye were also awarded the British Empire Medal for their work over the last 30 years while former Carbost head teacher Jessie Donaldson has received a BME for voluntary service to the community.