Eleven-times Paralympic gold medallist Sarah Storey, from Cheshire, has described being made a Dame as a "pinch yourself moment".
The mother of a nurse stabbed to death in Blackpool by her ex-boyfriend whilst on bail will receive her MBE today for changing bail laws.
Sir Bradley Wiggins was left pinching himself after being awarded the "ultimate accolade" of a knighthood in the New Year Honours.
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.
Britain's most decorated female Paralympian has been made a Dame in the New Year Honours.
Sarah Storey has won won 11 Gold, eight Silver and three Bronze medals across six Paralympic Games.
Cyclist Bradley Wiggins has been made a knight in the New Year Honours list. It caps a remarkable year in which he became the first Briton to win the Tour de France, won Olympic gold and scooped the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.
Joe Longthorne will collect his MBE from the Queen today.
The entertainer, who lives in Blackpool, was given the award in the Birthday Honours list for his charity work.
Much of that work was done while Joe was seriously ill with cancer.