Karren Brady, the former managing director of Birmingham City Football Club, has been awarded a CBE for services to entrepreneurship and women in business.
The entrepreneur still lives near Solihull despite now being the vice chair at West Ham United. She says she's proud to accept the honour in the New Year's Honours list.
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Low levels of pollen today and tomorrow.
Cloud will build up from the east during the evening bringing intermittent rain.
Further outbreaks of rain are expected, perhaps heavy at times.