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OBE awarded to Global’s Founder Ashley Tabor

Ashley Tabor, Founder and Executive President of Global has been awarded an OBE in Queen’s birthday honours.

The man behind the biggest commercial radio group in the UK got the recognition for services to the Media Industry.

He tweeted: “Honoured and proud to receive an OBE today in the Queen’s birthday honours list, for services to media. This one is for everyone @global”

Also in the new Queen’s Birthday Honours list, BBC Radio 3 In Tune presenter Sean Rafferty has been awarded an MBE for services to Broadcasting. And John Holmes, a BBC journalist from West Bridgford near Nottingham also gets an MBE for his service to charities. He hosts Sunday mornings on BBC Radio Nottingham.

June Spencer, who plays Peggy Woolley in The Archers, has received an OBE for services to Drama and charity, and June Whitfield, who started her career on the radio in the 1940s and 50s, gets a Damehood.

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5 Comments
  1. Scottie McClue says

    Congratulations Ashley Dinky-Doo From Scottie McClue

  2. Joe Smith says

    Services to media?

    This is a joke isn’t it?

  3. Lynsey Houston-Mailey says

    Well done Mr Tabor. Proud of you.

  4. Radio DJ says

    Back slapping excercise…

    Services to Media…?
    You’re having a laugh
    Global & Bauer have killed off local radio in the UK

  5. Johh B-S says

    Oh dear – Ashley has almost single-handedly ruined a lot of radio in this country by making it so corporate and bland. Why haven’t they honoured Tony Blackburn? He opened up BBC Radio 1 50 years ago, he is as funny as ever and is still going strong.

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