New Year honours

Three women from East Dunbartonshire have been named in The Queen’s New Year Honours List.

Maureen McKenna, from Torrance, receives an OBE for her services to education in Scotland and Malawi. Ms McKenna is director of education at Glasgow City Council.

Margaret Devaney, from Kirkintilloch, has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for voluntary service.

And Susan Brimelow, from Milngavie, has been awarded an OBE for services to patient care. She is the chief inspector of the Healthcare Environment Inspectorate.