New Year's Honours: Leonard Bell

New Year's Honours: Leonard Bell

Leonard Bell from Langholm has become one four people in the region to be included in this year’s New Year’s Honours list. He has been awarded a BEM (British Empire Medal) for services to music in Dumfriesshire.

Lennie, as he is known in the community, has been teaching youngsters and playing in Langholm Pipe Band for over 60 years.

Here is what he had to say about being named in the New Year’s Honours list.


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