Honour for Joe Longthorne
One of Hull's favourite sons has been made an MBE.
Singer and fundraiser Joe Longthorne has been given the award in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Joe, who has recovered from leukaemia and a bone marrow transplant, said: "I am extremely glad I am still here to receive it."
The 57-year-old singer had been honoured for his charity work for organisations including the Variety Club of Great Britain, Cancer Research UK and DCWC (Development of Children and Women Centre) Nepal.
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Joe, who lives in Blackpool, said: "To say I am delighted would be an understatement.
"It’s all the more dear to me as it comes in this very special Jubilee year.
"It will help me raise more money for charity. I’m over the moon."