New Year's Honours - Norfolk

28 December 2018, 22:30

OBE award

The honours include British Empire Medals (BEMs), which are awarded for service to the local community. This could be a long-term charitable or voluntary activity that has made a significant difference.

Those awarded OBEs have been recognised for having a major local role in any activity, including work which has made them known nationally in their chosen area.

And those given MBEs have been rewarded for an outstanding achievement or service to the community which will have had a long-term, significant impact.

The full list of those honoured in Norfolk is as follows:


Richard Wilson Jewson, JP. Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk.


Lesley Carol Smith. Emergency Response Volunteer, British Red Cross. For voluntary service to the Red Cross. (Norwich, Norfolk)


William James Espie. Curator, RAF Regiment Heritage Centre. For voluntary service to Veterans and to Aviation Heritage. (Diss, Norfolk)

Gabriel Aigboje Patrick Evbota. Customer Engagement manager, HM Treasury. For public and voluntary service in Norfolk. (Norwich, Norfolk)

Yvonne Patricia Fuller. Owner, Flowers By Yvonne. For services to Business and to the community in Dersingham, Norfolk. (Kings Lynn, Norfolk)

Karen Joy Goldsworthy. Governor, Sparhawk Infant School and Nursery. For services to Education. (Norwich, Norfolk)

John Owen Herbert Newstead. For services to Pharmaceutical Heritage. (Norwich, Norfolk)

Daphne Joan Potter. For services to the Older People in Norfolk. (King's Lynn, Norfolk)

Sophie Jane Trend. For services to the community in Wighton, Norfolk. (Wighton, Norfolk)