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New Year's Honours in Cambridgeshire

The Queen has honoured a selection of people across Cambridgeshire in the New Year's Honours list. Photo:

These are the people living in Cambridgeshire who have been named in the Queen's New Year's Honours list.


Dr David Douglas Cleevely. Founding director, Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge. For services to Technology and Innovation. (Cambridgeshire)

Ms Sherry Coutu. Angel Investor. For services to Entrepreneurship. (Cambridgeshire)

Professor Francis Patrick Kelly, FRS. Professor of the Mathematics of Systems, University of Cambridge. For services to Mathematical Science. (Cambridgeshire)

Stephen Munday. Executive Principal, Comberton Village College, Cambridgeshire, and National Leader in Education, National College for School Leadership. For services to Education. (Cambridgeshire)


Professor Winifred Mary Beard. Professor of Classics, University of Cambridge. For services to Classical Scholarship. (Cambridgeshire)

Keith Nancekievill. Formerly Headteacher, Hinchingbrooke School, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. For services to Education. (Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire)

Miss Caroline Neville. Formerly Executive director, Skills Funding Agency. For services to Further and Higher Education and the Skills Sector. (Cambridgeshire)

Dr Miles Michael Parker. Director, Strategic Evidence and Analysis, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. For services to Improving Government Science. (Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire)

Professor Janet Todd. President, Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge. For services to Higher Education and Literary Scholarship. (Cambridgeshire)


Paul Arthur Hall. National Technical Support Coach, British Gymnastics. For services to Gymnastics and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. (Cambridgeshire)

Jonathan Peacock. Sprinter. For services to Athletics. (Cambridgeshire)

Louis Antoine Smith. Gymnast. For services to Gymnastics. (Cambridgeshire/London)

Miss Pamela Beatrice Mary Blakeman. Local Historian. For services to Heritage in Ely, Cambridgeshire. (Ely, Cambridgeshire)

Ms Caroline Alberta Hansford. Founder, Malawi Education Link. For services to Primary Education in Malawi. (Cambridgeshire)

Dr Martin Jones. Chair, Policy Advisory Committee, United Kingdom Accreditation Service. For services to Accreditation. (Cambridgeshire)

Robert Ian Burn-Murdoch. Curator, Norris Museum. For services to the Heritage of St. Ives, Cambridgeshire. (Cambridgeshire)

Mrs Anne Murray. Lay Member, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties. For services to Healthcare. (Cambridgeshire)

Mrs Felicity Anne Pugh. For charitable services in Cambridge. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)

David Cyril Elliot Ridgeon. Vice-chairman, Ridgeon Builders Merchants. For services to the Builders Merchants Industry and to the community in Cambridgeshire. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)

Ronald Arthur Stanley. Senior Systems Engineer, Ofcom. For services to Spectrum Engineering. (St Neots, Cambridgeshire)

Dr Charles Winthrop Molesworth Swithinbank. Glaciologist. For services to Exploration and Research in the Antarctic. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)

Ms Erica Grace Towner. Formerly director of Partnerships, University of East Anglia. For services to Higher Education. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)


David George Fairchild. For services to the communities in Haddenham and Aldreth Cambridgeshire. (Ely, Cambridgeshire)

Mrs Jill Hucklesby. For services to the community in Peterborough. (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire)

John Colyer Hucklesby. For services to the community in Peterborough. (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire)

Ms Joyce Mitchell. Club Leader, Cambridge Physically Handicapped Able Bodied Club. For services to the community in Cambridgeshire. (Cambridgeshire)

Mrs Margaret Ruth Perryman. For services to the community in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. (St Ives, Cambridgeshire)

Mrs June Wilson. For services to the community in Brampton, Cambridgeshire. (Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire)

Felicity Pugh, 67, from Cambridge has been awarded the MBE for charitable services in Cambridge.

Mrs Pugh has been actively supporting charity work in the Cambridge area for the past 30 years. Her originalitywhen advancing various initiatives has added greatly to the sums raised for the charitable enterprises withwhich she has been involved. Her tireless activity, selfless dedication, enthusiasm and her hands-on approachto tasks has enabled her to get involved with multiple projects.

She has been actively engaged in fundraisingand development for a variety of charities including the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Sue Ryder Homes, the RedCross and the Emmaus Development Appeal. A particularly noteworthy and current work of hers is hercontribution to Wallace Cancer Care, which is concerned with support of and information for cancer patientsand their families.

The charity provides holistic support for Addenbrooke’s cancer patients and it is widelyrecognised by the Oncology Department of Cambridge University Hospitals as a valuable resource. It is herdrive and dedicated enthusiasm that gave effect to the whole project. She has demonstrated a tirelesscommitment and devotion to a multiplicity of charities in the area of Cambridge over half of her adult lifetime.

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