The Welsh faces recognised in the New Year Honours list

54 people in Wales have been recognised in the Queen's New Year's Honours list for their contribution to society.

Rosaleen Moriarty-Simmonds - who was the first disabled person to be given a degree from Cardiff University - has been given an OBE for her campaigning work.

The list also includes a KCB (Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath) for Paul Silk, who chaired the Commission on Devolution in Wales, and a CBE for Tina Donnelly, Director of the Royal College of Nursing in Wales.

Lollipop lady Sheila Davies - who's 80 and has helped schoolchildren in Barmouth cross the road since 1974 - is honoured for services to the community.

I'm pleased... I'm elated! I am bringing something special to Ysgol Y Traeth, and my greatest love is Ysgol Y Traeth and the children because they have given me so much pleasure.

SHEILA DAVIES, lollipop lady

There's also an award for Stephen Davies from the Gower, who's recognised for his volunteer work with the RNLI.

Without the team here it's not going to happen so I am receiving this on behalf of the RNLI, and I'm very proud, and for my family - who have really put everything into supporting me.

Stephen Davies, RNLI volunteer