ONE of angling’s unsung heroes has finally got the credit he deserves in the form of the MBE.

Martin James author, broadcaster, conservationist and charity supporter has been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

He has been invited to an investiture at Buckingham Palace organised by the Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood in St. James’s Palace.

Martin, 74, who originally hailed from Kent but now resides in Lancashire has not even allowed the debilitating disease multiple sclerosis to hamper his exploits including numerous global angling feats.

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