Congratulations to all of those recognised in the 2019 New Year’s Honours, for their services to their communities.

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New Year's Honours 2019 in Essex

KNIGHTS BACHELOR

Roy Alexander Stone, CBE. Principal private secretary, Government chief Whip’s Office. For parliamentary and public service.

CBE

Lindsay Margaret Hayward Smith. Trustee, Education and Training Foundation. For services to Further Education.

Simon Patrick McKinnon. Digital director for Children Health and Pensions Services, Department for Work and Pensions. For public service. (Shenfield, Essex)

Dr Margaret Melrose Wilson. Headteacher, The King John School, Essex. For services to Education. (Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex)

OBE

Pauline Chelmsford. Deputy director, Large Business, HM Revenue and Customs. For services to Improving UK Customs Capability.

Stephen John Fidler. Deputy director, Road Investment Strategy Client, Department for Transport. For services to Transport.

Anne-Marie Fry. Head of Chemical Biological, Radiological and Explosive (Protect), Home Office. For services to Countering Terrorism.

Acting Detective Sgt Isaac Kwamina Idun. Metropolitan Police Service. For services to Policing.

Dr Vijaykumar Chhotabhai Kalidas Patel. Chief executive Officer, Waymade Pharmaceuticals. For services to Business and to Philanthropy.

Gary Smith. Headteacher, Market Field School. For services to Children with Special Educational Needs in Essex.

Professor Antony John Young. Consultant Surgeon, Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and National Clinical director, Innovation, NHS England. For services to Clinical leadership.

MBE

Fiona Bailey. Executive Officer, Troubled Families Employment Adviser, Work Services Directorate, Department for Work and Pensions. For services to Vulnerable Families and Social Justice in Essex.

Robert Andrew Richard Bradfield. Hydrographic Surveyor. For services to Navigation and Maritime Safety on the West Coast of Scotland.

Christopher Bridge. Chairman, Corporation Board, Colchester Institute. For services to Further Education and Skills.

Philomena Ann Drake. Formerly Chair of Trustees, Colchester Citizens’ Advice. For services to Disadvantaged People in Essex.

Adam Charles Thomas. Senior Press Officer and Spokesman, Defence and Security Organisation Events Team, Department for International Trade. For services to UK Defence and Security.

BEM

Constable Andrew John Dunmore. Metropolitan Police Service. For services to Policing.

Caroline Janet Gard. For services to Young People and to Charity.

Aimee Hinton. Social Worker, Essex County Council. For services to Children’s Social Care.

Cheryl Johnson. Founder of Remember My Baby. For services to Bereaved Families.

Howard Rayner. Special Superintendent, Essex Police. For services to Policing.

Robert Alfred Villa. For services to the community in Chelmsford, Essex.

Cheryl Johnson. Founder of Remember My Baby. For services to Bereaved Families.

Howard Rayner. Special Superintendent, Essex Police. For services to Policing.

Robert Alfred Villa. For services to the community in Chelmsford, Essex.

QUEEN'S GALLANTRY MEDAL

Simon John Waddingham and Ricky Edward Davis. For rescuing elderly residents of a care home in Cheshunt, April 2017