Region's great and good recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

ROYAL HONOUR: Diana Hinns (51) from Dipton receives an BEM in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Picture: DAVID WOOD

ROYAL HONOUR: Diana Hinns (51) from Dipton receives an BEM in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Picture: DAVID WOOD

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Here is the full list of people from the region recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours.



  • Councillor Michael Carr. Middlesbrough Council. For public service to Education and Regeneration in Middlesbrough. (Middlesbrough)
  • Susan Houston. Assistant director, Yorkshire, Humber and the North East, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. For services to the Economy in the North East. (Oakenshaw)
  • Margaret Jane Moor. Head of Benefits, Benefit Directorate, Department for Work and Pensions. For services to People with Disabilities and to Charitable Fundraising. (Durham)
  • Rachael Shimmin. (Mrs Stancliffe-White) Corporate director, Children and Adult Services, Durham County Council. For services to Social Care. (Durham)


  • Peggy Joan Allen. For services to the community in Seaton Carew. (Hartlepool)
  • Leslie Fawcett. For services to the community particularly Elderly People in Middlesbrough. (Middlesbrough)
  • Ian Galletley. Regional chairman Conservative Party. For voluntary political service. (Darlington)
  • Christopher Kemp. Community Learning manager Middlesbrough. For services to Adult Education. (Guisborough)
  • Michael Matthews. European Operations Officer and managing director Nifco UK. For services to Business. (Darlington)
  • Mary Anita Savory, JP. For public and voluntary service to the communities in Weardale and Wolsingham County.
  • Peter Legard Stubbs. Volunteer Durham Constabulary. For voluntary service to Policing. (Barnard Castle)


  • Agnes Gardiner. Personal and Family Support Worker RAF Leeming, SSAFA. For services to Service Personnel. (Darlington)
  • Diana Christine Hinns. For services to charity and the community in Durham. (Stanley)
  • Valerie Lister. Secretary, Hartlepool Civic Society. For services to Heritage in Hartlepool. (Hartlepool)
  • Neil Moffett. For services to the community in Derwentside. (Consett)
  • Elizabeth O'Rourke. Chief Administrator, Hartlepool Blind Welfare Association. For services to People with Visual Impairments. (Hartlepool)
  • Patrick Partridge. For services to Football. (Bishop Auckland)
  • Nancy Margaret Webb. Chairman, Guisborough Branch, Save the Children. For charitable services. (Guisborough)


  • Michael Barton. Chief Constable Durham Constabulary.



  • Professor Hilary Mavis Graham. Professor of Health Sciences University of York. For services to Public Health Research. (York)
  • Neil Martin McLean. Chair Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership. For services to Business and Skills in West Yorkshire. (Harrogate)
  • Lesley Batchelor. Director general Institute of Export. For services to Business. (York)
  • Jane Clare Grenville. Deputy vice Chancellor and Pro-vice Chancellor for Students University of York. For services to Higher Education. (York)


  • WO Class 2 Paul Andrew Brewer. The Yorkshire Regiment
  • Ms Eliza Carthy. Musician. For services to Folk Music. (North Yorkshire)
  • John Dawson Cotton. Chairman John Cotton Group. For services to Business in West Yorkshire. (Harrogate)
  • WO Class 2 Kenneth Newton Craddock. The Yorkshire Regiment Army Reserve.
  • Dr Kumarendra Das. Associate Specialist in Trauma and Orthopaedics Friarage Hospital, North Yorkshire. For services to Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. (Northallerton)
  • Anne Hornigold. Chief executive, Whitby and District Fishing Industry Training School. For services to Education in the Sea Fishing Industry. (Whitby)
  • Elizabeth Smith. Early Years Teacher, The Forest School, Knaresborough. For services to Education. (York)


  • Ann Mary Clarke. For services to the communities in Grewelthorpe and Ripon. (Ripon)
  • Paul Martyn Darley. For services to the community in Knaresborough. (Knaresborough)
  • Rose Lord. For charitable services in Harrogate. (Harrogate)
  • Dorothy Carolynne Russell. For services to the community in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. (Scarborough)



  • Nigel Sherlock, OBE, JP. Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear.


  • Nicola Jane Nelson-Taylor. Executive Headteacher, Beech Hill and Walbottle Village Primary Schools, Newcastle upon Tyne. For services to Education. (Newcastle upon Tyne)


  • Kathryn Lucy Hay Winskell. Pro vice-Chancellor for Business and Engagement Northumbria University. For services to Higher Education and the Economy in the North East. (Newcastle upon Tyne)


  • Caroline Lesley Gitsham. Director Gentoo Living. For services to Business in the North-East. (Houghton le Spring)
  • Margaret Hall. For voluntary political service and services to the community in Northumberland and Tyne and Wear. (Whitley Bay)
  • Christopher David Moore. Officer Digital Service, Newcastle upon Tyne, HM Revenue and Customs. For services to Taxpayers and Disability Groups. (Wallsend)
  • Patricia Anne Young. School Administration and Finance Officer, Atkinson Road Nursery School, Benwell, Newcastle upon Tyne. For services to Education. (Newcastle Upon Tyne)


  • Patricia Rosemary Fisher. For services to the community in Tyne and Wear. (Newcastle upon Tyne)
  • Brenda Gibson. Volunteer, Women's Cancer Detection Society, Tyne and Wear. For services to People Affected by Breast Cancer. (Blaydon)
  • Janis Hall. For charitable services and services to the community in South Shields. (South Shields)
  • George Pattison. For charitable services to voluntary organisations in Tyne and Wear. (South Shields)

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