Thames Valley Honoured In New Year's Royal List

Heart sends out congratulations to dozens of people in the Thames Valley who are to be recognised in the New Year's Honour's List

Here's the full list of local recipients.


Brian Wiggins (Bicester). For services to Amateur Swimming in Oxfordshire

Christine Yarborough (Banbury). Senior Organiser, Banbury and Chipping Norton Home-Start. For services to Children and Families

Daphne Plumridge (Kidlington). For services to the community in Tackley, Oxfordshire

David Radburn (Witney). For services to Healthcare in Oxfordshire

Flt Lt William Day (Reading). Custodian, RAF Dunsfold Museum. For voluntary service to RAF Heritage

Geoffrey Whittaker (Watlington). For services to the community in Watlington and Britwell Salome in Oxfordshire

Graham Evans. Senior Volunteer, Carterton and Witney Branch, Save the Children. For voluntary service in Carterton.

Martin Harris (Horspath). For services to Conservation and to the community in Horspath

Maud Hobbs (Basingstoke). Volunteer, North Waltham Primary School, Hampshire. For services to Education

Michele Crawford (Oxon). For services to Young People and to charity in Oxford

Pauline Evans (Carterton). Senior Volunteer, Carterton and Witney Branch, Save the Children. For voluntary service in Carterton

Penelope Brookman (Hungerford). Volunteer Dance and Drama Teacher, Kintbury St. Mary's Church of England Primary School, Berkshire. For services to Education in Hungerford

Steven Large (Andover). For services to Brass Band Music

Susan Bailey (Windsor). Founder Member and Chair, Sponsored Carriage Drive in Windsor Great Park. For services to Charitable Giving in the UK

Walter Williams (Wantage). For voluntary service to Community and Youth Sport in Oxfordshire


Professor Marian Dawkins (Oxon). Professor, Animal Behaviour, University of Oxford. For services to Animal Welfare

Ms Margaret Farrar (Oxon). Formerly Strategic director for Leadership Development, National College for Teaching and Leadership. For services to Education

John Hirst (Maidenhead). Chief executive, Meteorological Office. For services to Meteorology

Peter Jones (Oxon). For services to the Entertainment Industry and to charity, particularly through Comic Relief

Charles Parsons, OBE (Risborough). For charitable services, particularly to Children's Charities

Anne Willcocks (Oxon). Director, Insolvency Service. For services to the Development of Market Frameworks and Leadership of Major Parliamentary Bills


Professor Frances Kirwan, FRS (Didcot). Professor of Mathematics, University of Oxford. For services to Mathematics


Paul Collier, CBE (Oxford). For services to promoting research and policy change in Africa

Dr Noel Malcolm, FBA (Oxon). Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, University of Oxford. For services to Scholarship, Journalism and European History

Professor Peter F Ratcliffe. R.S. (Kidlington). Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford. For services to Clinical Medicine


Superintendent David Elworthy of Thames Valley Police (Holmer Green). For services to Protective Security

Professor Gregory Whyte (Marlow). For services to Sport, Sport Science and to charity

Professor James Knowlson (Reading). Emeritus Professor of French, University of Reading. For services to Literary Scholarship

Dr Jane Margaret Barrett (Blewbury). President, Royal College of Radiologists. For services to Radiology

Julia Carrick (Henley). Global Ambassador, Walpole. For services to the British Luxury Goods Industry

Martin Knops (Shipton-on-Cherwell). Formerly Counsellor, Oxfam. For services to Oxfam.

Paul Swaddle (Reading). For voluntary political service

Ruth Dearnley (Aylesbury). Chief executive Officer, Stop The Traffik. For services to Awareness and Prevention of Human Trafficking

Trevor Mort (Oxon) Chairman, Conservative Party Disciplinary Committee. For voluntary political service



Stephen John Rimmer (Brackley). Director general, Crime and Policing Group, Home Office. For services to Criminal Justice and Policing Reform


Candida Piercy (Aylesbury). Member, Liberal Democrats' Federal Executive Committee. For voluntary political service

David Burbage (Maidenhead). Leader, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. For services to Local Government

Dominic Mahony (Watlington). For voluntary services to Modern Pentathlon

Eric and Jean Cass (Sunninghill). Art Collectors. BOTH - for their philanthropic services to the Arts

Gregory Bensberg (Abingdon). Formerly director, Spectrum Policy, Ofcom. For services to Media and Communications

Jeffrey Gardner (Reading). Director, Berkshire Youth, and vice president, National Boys and Girls Club. For services to Young People

Lt Col Stuart Rowsell (Wokingham). Trustee, North Hampshire Medical Education Trust. For charitable services in South East England

Lynda Fairbrother (Sandhurst). Chair, Women's Technical Committee, British Gymnastics. For services to Gymnastics

Marion Dowding (Oxon). Formerly Deputy chairman (Political), West Oxfordshire Conservative Association. For voluntary political service

Dr Marios Papadopoulos (London). Founder and Music director, Oxford Philomusica. For services to Music in Oxford


Robert McGee (Windsor). Carpenter, Crown Estate, Windsor.

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