Co founder of Justice for Jane, Penelope Clough received her Member of the British Empire (MBE) medal from the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace.
Find out more about her story here.
Cheshire's eleven-time Paralympic champion Sarah Storey will receive her Damehood at Buckingham Palace today.
The 35-year-old swimmer-turned-cyclist, has 11 gold medals making her Britain's greatest paralympian. Four of those golds were claimed at this summer’s London 2012 Paralympics.
Eccleston's Bradley Wiggins was also awarded a knighthood in the New Years Honours after winning the Tour De France. Click here for more.