Advertisement

  1. ITV Report

The people from the north east being commended in the New Year's Honours List

Each year different people from different walks of life are commended in the New Year's Honours List.

The Honours formally award those who have made achievements in public life, committed themselves to helping Britain and improving the lives of others.

Several people from the north east were commended for their achievements across sport, business and charitable service.

Andrew William Graham Wylie - Knights Bachelor

Andrew William Graham Wylie was commended for services to business and to charity Credit: PA Images

North east businessman Andrew William Graham Wylie has received an honour for services to business and charity.

Adam Ronald Hogg - CBE

Adam Ronald Hogg, commonly known as Ron Hogg, was praised for his charitable and political services Credit: Durham Constabulary

Adam Ronald Hogg, who was commonly known as Ron Hogg, has been posthumously given a CBE for his charitable and political services.

Mr Hogg passed away recently after a short battle with Motor Neurone Disease.

Ben Stokes - OBE

Ben Stokes has been commended for his services to cricket Credit: PA Images

Ben Stokes has been awarded for his services to cricket. The Durham cricketer has played his part in some incredible results for the England cricket team this year, including their Cricket World Cup win in July.

Stokes has received plenty of plaudits this year. Earlier this month he won the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year Award.

Jill Scott - MBE

Jill Scott was part of the Lionesses squad that reached the semi-finals of the World Cup in the summer Credit: PA Images

Sunderland's Jill Scott is another of our region's sporting stars who've been singled out for praise.

Scott was part of the Lionesses squad that went all the way to the World Cup semi-finals in the summer.

A full list of the people from our region to be named in this year's New Year's Honours List can be found below:

Knight or Dame

Julia Unwin CBE - For services to Civil Society

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Gabrielle Lee - For services to prisoners and their families

John O'Neill - For services to children with special educational needs and disabilities

Paul Anthony Smith - For services to technology in Newcastle

Barbara Anne Vest - For services to the energy industry

David Willis - For services to public finance

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Aaron William Hughes - For services to football

Timothy John Hutchinson - For voluntary services to football on North Tyneside

Angela Margaret Knowles - For services to blood cancer research

Gordon Moore - For services to mental health and to people with learning difficulties in Northumberland

Rebecca Ingrid Rogerson - For services to victims of domestic violence

Janice Ross - For services to small and medium-sized enterprises and to the community in north east England

Peter George Sowray - For services to the community in North Yorkshire

Hugh McInnes Steele - For services to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities

John Thompson - For services to the economy and to the community in Northumberland

British Empire Medal (BEM)

Rayburn Bainbridge - For services to cricket

Jeffrey Baker - for services to the community in Consett, County Durham

Harold Joseph Binyon - For services to the Fire Fighters' Charity and to Crook Athletics Club, County Durham

Valerie Cadd - For services to education

Peter Thomas Craig - For services to the community in Whickham

Eric Mordue Dickson - For services to blind and visually impaired people in south east Northumberland

Richard Frank Elam - For service to business and the community in York

Angela Elizabeth Forster - For services to public libraries

Grace Friar - For services to the community in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

Wolfgang Marc Shatzberger - For services to Holocaust education and awareness

Christine Stewart - For services to the community in Starbeck

Jacqueline Thompson - For services to public libraries