A woman who continues to help throughout her community, despite her retirement has been named in the New Year honours list.
The New Year honours list has been released, and it features a number of names from the West Country.
A lollipop lady and a BAFTA-winning actress from the West Country are among those recognised in the Queen's New Year's honours list. As ever, people from all walks of life here in the region have been honoured.
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The New Year Honours recognise achievements from across the South West. From famous faces to ordinary people who do the extraordinary.
The New Year's Honours list includes a host of names from across the region.
Diana Lewis who founded the North Devon Animal Ambulance, gets a British Empire Medal.
Betty & John Insley have been foster carers in Plymouth for 35 years, fostering more than 200 children. They'll be made MBEs for services to children and families.
Honours go to the West's businessmen, entrepreneurs and charity workers in this year's New Year's Honours List
Olympians and Paralympians who won gold medals at the London 2012 Games will receive New Year Honours from the Queen.