Queen's Birthday Honours: Andy Barber
Andy Barber has received a Queen's Service Medal for services to karate and the community. Also a JP, Andy has spent most of his life involved with Seido Karate. He also used his involvement with the martial art to help people in need in his home community of Nelson. His work ranges from developing programmes with unemployed people, to raising money for families in need. He's also a an 8th Dan black belt in World Seido Karate. He is currently in New York giving seminars as part of the 40 year commemoration of Seido Karate's foundation.