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New Year Honours for people in Hertfordshire

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A selection of people in Hertfordshire have been given honours in the 2013 New Year Honours list.

Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Alison Peacock from Hertfordshire - Headteacher, Wroxham Primary School, Hertfordshire. For services to Education.

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

John Apthorpe OBE from Radlett, Hertfordshire - Philanthropist. For charitable services particularly in Hertfordshire.

Robert Voss from Loudwater, Hertfordshire - Chief Executive Officer, Voss International. For services to British Industry and for voluntary service in the UK.

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Catherine Court from Hertfordshire - Co-founder, Netmums.com. For services to Families.

Richard Rose from St Albans, Hertfordshire - Lately A2L, Private Sector Development and National Infrastructure Team, Department for International Development.For services to Infrastructure in Afghanistan.

Sarah Russell from Watford, Hertfordshire - Co-founder, Netmums.com. For services to Families.

Lady Joanna Staughton from Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire - For services to Education, Health, Law and charity in Hertfordshire.

Paul Welch from Borehamwood, Hertfordshire - Head, Records, Information Governance and Departmental Records Officer, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. For services to Records and Information Governance.

Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Hugh Kirk from Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire - President, London Rotary. For charitable services in the UK and Abroad.

Roger Merton from Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire - For services to London Youth (the Federation of London Youth Clubs), Football and the community in Hertfordshire.

Dr Deborah Pullen from Furneux Pelham, Hertfordshire - Director, Modern Built Environment Knowledge Transfer Network and Group Research Director, BRE. For services to Innovation and Knowledge Transfer.

Julia Sibley from Datchworth, Hertfordshire - Chief Executive, Savoy Educational Trust. For services to the Hospitality Industry.

Rosalind Taylor from Kings Langley, Hertfordshire - Medical Director, The Hospice of St Francis, Hertfordshire. For services to Hospice Care.

Janette Wood from Baldock, Hertfordshire - Physical Education Teacher and Sports Partnership Manager, Freman College, Hertfordshire. For services to Education.

British Empire Medal (BEM)

Hilary Baker from Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire - Assistant Scout Leader, 3rd Southgate Scout and Guide Group. For services to Young People.

Martin Crowhurst from Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire - For charitable services to Fundraising in Hertfordshire.

Irene Heathcote from Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire - Founder, Quilts4London. For services to Arts and Crafts.

Sarah Sheldrick from Stevenage, Hertfordshire - Police Community Volunteer, Hertfordshire Constabulary. For services to the community.

Wendy Smith from Puckeridge, Hertfordshire - For services to the community in Puckeridge and Standon, Hertfordshire.

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