TWO local people appear in the New Year Honours List.

MBE

Samuel Robert John Cousley. Head of Seafarers, Department for Transport. For services to Seafarers. (Eastbourne, East Sussex)

Medallists of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)

Geraldine Constable. For services to the community in Hailsham and Eastbourne, East Sussex. (Hailsham, East Sussex).

Since their establishment in 1970, Hailsham Lions Club members have worked on a variety of fundraising projects and events in the local community, donating all proceeds to local good causes. The group was chartered in September 1970 with the principal aim to help less fortunate people locally and regionally.

Geraldine is pictured, centre.