New Year's Honours For Cambridgeshire

The New Year's Honour's List features lots of people from Cambridgeshire this year - who've contributed their time and effort over and above the call of duty.

The Honours List this year features:

It's a Knights Bachelor gong for Cambridge poet Professor Geoffrey Hill for his services to Literature. 

Meanwhile, it's the same honour for Dr Venkatraman Ramakrishnan from Grantchester, who works at the Medical Research Council for his work at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

And Professor John Sissons from the University of Cambridge, for his services to research and education in Clinical Medicine.

There's one person in Cambridge who gets the Order of the Bath MVO - and that's Matthew Mossm , the private secretary to the vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge.

CBE's go to Professor Trevor Robbins for his services to Medical research at the Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, Cambridge and to Professor John Wallwork, a professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and director of Transplantation, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge for his services to Healthcare. 

There are also two OBE's heading to Cambridgeshire, one for Trudy Couchman from Chatteris who works at the MoD; and Dr David Pencheon, who works at the National NHS Sustainability Unit, East of England SHA in Cambridgeshire, for services to Public Health and the NHS.

It's also congratulations to the follow - all who are receiving MBE's:

Dr Caroline Herbert, the Chief executive of the Red Balloon Learner Centre Group for her services to Education.

Christopher Heaton, Head of Planning, Policy and Culture, Libraries Learning and Culture, Cambridgeshire County Council.

David Green from Chatteris, for charitable services, particularly to Boxing in Cambridgeshire. 

Eileen Wheatley, former Senior Social Worker, Cambridgeshire County Council. For services to Children and Young People.

Frieda Minns for services to the community in Sutton Bridge, Spalding.

Maureen Adams from Peterborough - the founder of the regional HIV/AIDS service for services to people affected by HIV/AIDS. 

Michael Baker from Huntingdon. For services to the community in Huntingdon.

Peter Carpenter. Honorary Executive secretary, University of Cambridge Kurt Hahn Trust. For services to Anglo-German relations and to Higher Education.

Ping Nam Lee for services to the Chinese Community in Cambridge. 

Richard Howe, the former Executive director, Estates and Facilities, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. For services to the NHS. 

Rosemary Pennington, for services to the community in Cambridge.

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