Tag: New Years Honours List

Francis Benali receives MBE

Benali with research nurse

Local footballing legend receives New Year Honour after raising over a million pounds for cancer research.  Local footballing legend Francis Benali has been awarded an MBE in the 2020 New Year Honours list. Benali, who spent most of his footballing career with the Saints, also made 22 appearances for Eastleigh FC between 2006 – 2007.…

Eastleigh Firefighter honoured

An Eastleigh Firefighter has been awarded a ‘top gong’ in the New Years Honours List. Peter Crook has been awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal in the New Year’s Honours list, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to international search and rescue during his 32 year career with Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service. The Queen’s…