The Queen's birthday honours have brought recognition to the achievements of many people across Lincolnshire amongst them are:
British Empire Medal:-
Mr David William Howard - 68 years old - has been recognised for Services to the Samaritans in Lincoln. He has worked as a volunteer for 36 years.
Mr Digby Richard Lidstone-Scott - 60 years old - for services to the pig industry. Mr Lidstone-Scott is the editor of Pig World Magazine and has been a champion of the UK pig industry for many years campaingning for its future.
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