Dozens of people across the region have been honoured by the Queen in the New Year Honours list.
Nicholas Parsons, for many years the host of Anglia's Sale of the Century, and former Cambridge student, Sandi Toksvig, both get awards.
But the list is dominated by those whose hard work in our communities really makes a difference - a teacher and a village fundraiser are among those recognised.
Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Becky Jago
He became famous for hosting Anglia Television's Sale of the Century quiz show and now at 90 Nicholas Parsons has been given a CBE.
A number of people from Suffolk have been included in the 2013 New Year Honours list.
A selection of people in Hertfordshire have been given honours in the 2013 New Year Honours list.