Hertfordshire Honoured By The Queen

OBE award

2016 Rio star Max Whitlock amongst those to be honoured by the Queen in the New Years Honours.

Paralympic gold medal archer at Rio Jess Stretton gets an MBE for services to Archery.


Sascha Kindred OBE from Hertfordshire, for services to swimming.

Alex Scott from Welwyn Garden City, England and Arsenal Ladies defender, for services to football.

Edward Webb from St Albans. Former Deputy director. Tissue Embryology, Donation and Sponsorship, Department of Health. For services to Health Science.

Professor Peter Weissberg from Thriplow, Herts. Former Medical director. British Heart Foundation. For services to Medical Research and Cardiovascular Health.


Catherine Large from Harpenden. Deputy chief executive Officer. Creative and Cultural Skills. For services to the Creative Economy.

Sara Jane Lewis from Watford. Head of Prosecutions. Metropolitan Police. For services to Criminal Justice Services.


Graham Cook from Hemel Hempstead. Manager. Albin International Repatriation. For services to the Armed Forces.

Howard Guard from Radlett. For services to charity and the community in Hertfordshire.

Jessica Stretton (Hemel Hempstead). For services to Archery.

Max Whitlock (Hemel Hempsted). For services to Gymnastics.


Diane Croston from Hertfordshire. Chair of Governors. Morgans Primary School and Nursery Hertfordshire. For services to Education.

Ann Rudeforth from Wheathamstead. For services to the community in Wheathampstead.

Cynthia Stroud from Hertfordshire. Founder and director. Cakes by Cynthia and Pretty Gorgeous Cakes. For services to Business and the community in Hertfordshire.

Vera Thrussell from Pirton in Hertfordshire. For services to the community in Pirton.