A Muslim woman who became a coach in men's football has been awarded the British Empire Medal.
Annie Zaidi from Coventry faced sexism and racism when she first started coaching but carried on despite the criticism.
She told ITV Central, when she got the letter announcing her B.E.M she thought it was a hoax and phoned the Cabinet Office to confirm it was true.
Marcia visits Midlands schools, speaking to youngsters about gun violence, after her 17-year-old daughter was shot dead in 2003.
Paralympian Lee Pearson has won 11 gold medals over five Paralympic games, making him one of the country's most experienced athletes.
Janice Connolly, also known as comedy character Mrs Barbara Nice, has been awarded a British Empire Medal for services to Community Arts.