Former Convener receives OBE

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Former Convener of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Alex MacDonald was at Buckingham Palace on October 26th to pick up his OBE from HRH the Prince of Wales.

Alex received the accolade in recognition of his services to local government and the community in the Western Isles. Mr MacDonald said Prince Charles had remembered him from the opening of the Berneray Causeway back in 1999.

Pictured is Alex with his daughter Lynda (far left), his wife Morag; and sister Christina Hawkins.