On Friday Benwell Hill's very own Kyle Coetzer was the proud recipient of a MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the Queen's Bithday Honours list. Kyle receives his award for services to cricket.
In an interview with the press Kyle described being ‘shocked, surprised and extremely proud’ of the award. He said: “The hardest part has been keeping it quiet. Only our families have known about it... I didn't even tell Havesy"