Two men from Eastbourne and Alfriston are to be decorated by the Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex today (21 October).
Mr Peter Field will be presenting the British Empire Medal to six people from across East Sussex at Eastbourne Town Hall, at a ceremony hosted by the Mayor, Councillor Pat Hearn. The Vice Lord Lieutenant and High Sheriff will also be at the event.
John Pritchett from Eastbourne will be receiving his medal for services to the community in Willingdon.
Paul Yeates from Alfriston, who is Chair of Governors and Volunteer at Lingfield Notre Dame School in Surrey, will receive his, for services to education.