Conservationists, inspirational head teachers and volunteers are just some of the people recognised by the Queen in her birthday honours list today.
The founder of the Isle of Wight Squirrel Project Helen Butler has been awarded an MBE for her services to Red Squirrel Conservation on the Island. For the past20 years she has monitored the red squirrel population and rescued injured animals. She has also given educational talks to groups and worked with local farmers to make the Island a suitable habitat for red squirrels.
Oliver Barrett from Cookham in Berkshire has been awarded an MBE for his services to Entrepreneurship and Business. He is the co-founder of Start-Up Britain, a not-for-profit campaign which engages with 50,000 children across the UK.
While Sara Bowers is recognised for her services to the community in Steyning, West Sussex. She was awarded an MBE for founding the local Chamber of Commerce and enthusiastically getting involved with community events for over 20 years.
John Wright was awarded an MBE for his services to the community of Crawley. For nearly 10 years he was the Chair of the Crawley Neighbourhood Watch programme an helped establish the Safer Crawley Partnership which lead to a 50% reduction in domestic burglary.
Adrian Bryan and Julia Giles have both been awarded MBE for their work with disabled children. They have been involved with a kids club in Surrey which encourages disabled children to socialise with their non-disabled peers for the past twenty years/
Susan Bourne has been made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for her work in special needs education. The Head teacher of the Avenue School in Reading, which provides education to children on the Autistic spectrum, is credited with turning the school into an Outstanding Ofsted rated establishment.
Anne Bickmore from Brighton has been awarded an MBE for establishing the fundraising charity the ABC Fund which raises money to provide underprivileged children with holidays and Christmas presents.
Laurence Chapman from Buckinghamshire was recognised for his work with young people. The 50-year-old Youth Club Leader helped establish the Castlethorpe Youth Club in 1991.
Brownie pack leader for more than 30 years Janice Chapman has been awarded an MBE. The 59-year-old from Tunbridge Wells in Kent has also received long service awards from the Girl Guides and the Brownies.
Stanley Burton from Camberly, Surrey has been awarded MBE. Hampshire's chief timekeeper has dedicated his life to supporting athletics especially at a grass roots level. In the same week he officiated at the Aldershot Schools Sports Day and at the Crystal Palace Grand Prix.