The achievements of dozens of people from the South have been recognised by the Queen in her Birthday Honours list. Mel Bloor has been finding out more about the good works of some of those who have been selected for the honours.
The report features:
Sue Bourne a headteacher from Berkshire
Helen Butler from the Isle of Wight who set up the Red Squirrel Trust.
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