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New Year Honours in Bedfordshire

A selection of people in Bedfordshire have been given honours in the New Year Honours list. Photo:

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

Dames Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Rachel De Souza from Woburn Sands, Bedfordshire - lately Executive Principal, Ormiston Victory Academy, Norwich, Norfolk. For services to Education.

Executive headteacher Rachel De Souza has been made a Dame in the New Year Honours Credit: ITV News Anglia

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Professor Helen Atkinson from Bedfordshire - Chair, Metals Processing and Head, Department of Engineering, University of Leicester. For services to Engineering and Education.

Professor Richard Parish from Moggerhanger, Bedfordshire - Lately Chief Executive, Royal Society for Public Health. For services to Public Health.

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Shirley-Anne Crosbie from Caddington, Bedfordshire - Headteacher, The Chiltern School, Caddington, Bedfordshire. For services to Children with Special Needs Education.

Professor Jennifer Pearce from London - Professor of Young People and Public Policy, University of Bedfordshire. For services to Vulnerable Children and Young People.

Andrew Simons from Ampthill, Bedfordshire - Grade 7, Ministry of Defence. For services to Defence Information Capability.

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Derek Phillips from Bedfordshire - Foster carer. For services to Children and Families.

Hazel Phillips from Bedfordshire - Foster carer. For services to Children and Families.

British Empire Medal (BEM)

Elaina Ible from Luton - For services to The St Kitts and Nevis Friends Association and to the community in Luton, Bedfordshire.

Mabel Matthew from Luton - For services to The St Kitts and Nevis Friends Association and the community in Luton, Bedfordshire.

Peter Meads from Pulloxhill, Bedfordshire - For services to the community and to charity in Pulloxhill, Bedfordshire.

Susan Wells from Bedfordshire - For services to the community in Bedford.

Gillian Wood from Lower Stondon, Bedfordshire - District Secretary and District Scout Council, Bedfordshire. For services to Children.

Susan Young from Pulloxhill, Bedfordshire - For voluntary services to the community in Pulloxhill, Bedfordshire.

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