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The Queen's Birthday Honours list has been announced and there are honours for people involved with the arts, charity work and community projects.
Rachel Sweeney's report contains some flashing images.
Michael Phillips, the Chair of Keep Britain Tidy in Wigton receives an OBE for voluntary services to the community and Local Environment.
Ian Landles from Hawick receives a British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to the community.
Ada Mary Maude Brownlie, from Melrose, has been awarded an MBE for services to Fragile X Syndrome which is linked to autism, as has John Glover, the Chair of the RAP Foundation in Dumfries and Galloway, which supports vulnerable people in Romania.
Others being awarded MBEs include Susan Bagot, from Levens Hall near Kendal, for services to charitable giving, David Graham, a founding Member and Chair of the Lyvenet Community Trust in Crosby Ravensworth and Dr Brian Irving, the Manager of the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
A CVO (Commander of the Royal Victorian Order) goes to Maj Alexander Richard Trotter, the Lord-Lieutenant of Berwickshire.
James Lettice is awarded the British Empire Medal for services to Silloth Rugby Club.
The journalist and author Allan Massie from Selkirk has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's birthday honours for services to literature.