Congratulations to all of those recognised in the 2020 New Year Honours, for their achievements and extraordinary services to their communities.
OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (OBE)
This is awarded for having a major local role in any activity, including people whose work has made them known nationally in their chosen area.
Miles Anthony Coverdale. Lately Private Secretary, Cabinet Office. For public service.
Gareth Fox. For political service.
Dr Ian Robert Burton Hudson. Lately Chief Executive, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency. For services to Healthcare.
MEMBER OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (MBE)
Awarded for an outstanding achievement or service to the community.
This will have had a long-term, significant impact and stand out as an example to others.
Richard Henry Morgan.For services to the community in Harlow, Essex.
Air Vice-Marshal Simon Robert Charles Dougherty. Trustee, RAF Benevolent Fund. For voluntary service to RAF Personnel and Veterans.
Joanne Elizabeth Harten. England Netball Player. For services to Netball.
Kim O’Neill. Paralegal Officer, Special Crime Unit, Crown Prosecution Service. For services to Law and Order.
Rebecca Mary Cornish. Founder, Trustee and African Correspondent, Accomplish Children’s Trust. For services to Children with Disabilities in Africa.
Carolyn Butlin. Middle Manager, Essex Community Rehabilitation Company. For services to Probation and Community Safety.
MEDAL OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (BEM)
Awarded for a ‘hands-on’ service to the local community.
This could be a long-term charitable or voluntary activity, or innovative work of a relatively short duration (3 to 4 years) that has made a significant difference.
Patricia Marjorie Greenhill. For services to the community in Roydon and Harlow, Essex.
Margaret Stone. For services to the community in Brightlingsea, Essex.
Leslie Robert Nicoll. Community Builder, Essex Fire and Rescue Service. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service and the community in Essex.
Paul Robin Pemberton. Watch Manager and Impairment and Disability Officer, Essex County Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Hearing Impaired People in Essex.
Sidney George Mackay. Chair and Trustee, the Police Roll of Honour Trust. For services to Police Remembrance.
Christine Margaret Delivett. Volunteer Team Leader, Open Door Drop-In Centre. For services to Mental Health Awareness.
Elizabeth Louise Alderton. Community Nurse Team Lead and Queen’s Nurse, North East London NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Nursing
Natalie Smith. Community Development and Equalities Manager, Thurrock Council. For services to the community in Thurrock, Essex.
George Thomson Wilson. For voluntary service to Young People.
Rachel Barnett. For services to Holocaust Education and Awareness.