Mr Fergus Barklie husband of Mrs Helen Barklie who lives in Massereene Manor had cause to celebrate recently.
Fergus was invited to attend Buckingham Palace to be presented with an award for his lifetime achievement to sport and travelled with his daughter Julie and was wished every success on his trip by Staff Nurse Jane Stewart before his departure.
Fergus is chairman of the Ballymena Lawn Tennis Club and has been on the committee for 36 years and was last year playing for the Ulster Veterans. Fergus aim is to inspire and develop young players in tennis.
Helen and everyone at Massereene Manor congratulate you Fergus on your well deserved recognition