North East Birthday Honours List

13 June 2014, 22:30

35 people from across the North East have been honoured in the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours List.

A referee from Bishop Auckland and a headteacher from Newcastle are among 35 people from the North East to be recognised on the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Patrick Partridge, who refereed at the 1978 World Cup Finals in Argentina, has been given a British Empire Medal for services to football.

The rest of the people from our region to be honoured are listed below:

ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (DBE)
Mrs Nicola Jane Nelson-Taylor. Executive Headteacher, Beech Hill and Walbottle Village Primary Schools, Newcastle upon Tyne. For services to Education. (Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear)

ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (CBE)
Ammar Yusuf Mirza. Managing director AmmarM and Co-Founder, Asian Business Connexions. For services to Business and the community in the North East. (Northumberland)

ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (OBE)
Councillor Michael Carr. Councillor Middlesbrough Council. For public service to Education and Regeneration in Middlesbrough. (Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire)

Charles William Roland Heslop. President National Conservative Convention. For voluntary political service. (Northumberland)

Mrs Susan Houston. Assistant director, Yorkshire, Humber and the North East, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. For services to the Economy in the North East. (Oakenshaw, Durham)

Mrs Margaret Jane Moor. Head of Benefits, Benefit Directorate, Department for Work and Pensions. For services to People with Disabilities and to Charitable Fundraising. (Durham)

Ms Rachael Shimmin. (Mrs. Stancliffe-White) Corporate director, Children and Adult Services, Durham County Council. For services to Social Care. (Durham)

Ms Kathryn Lucy Hay Winskell. Pro vice-Chancellor for Business and Engagement Northumbria University. For services to Higher Education and the Economy in the North East. (Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear)

ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (MBE)
Mrs Peggy Joan Allen. For services to the community in Seaton Carew, County Durham. (Hartlepool)

Dr Kumarendra Das. Associate Specialist in Trauma and Orthopaedics Friarage Hospital, North Yorkshire. For services to Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. (Northallerton, North Yorkshire)

Leslie Fawcett. For services to the community particularly Elderly People in Middlesbrough. (Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire)

Ian Galletley. Regional chairman Conservative Party. For voluntary political service. (Darlington, Durham)

Ms Caroline Lesley Gitsham. Director Gentoo Living. For services to Business in the North East of England. (Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear)

Ms Margaret Hall. For voluntary political service and services to the community in Northumberland and Tyne and Wear. (Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear)

Mrs Elsie Harvey. For services to Education and to the community in Seghill, Northumberland. (Cramlington, Northumberland)

Christopher Kemp. Community Learning manager Middlesbrough. For services to Adult Education. (Guisborough, North Yorkshire)

Brian Wood Massey. For services to the community in Hexham Northumberland. (Hexham, Northumberland)

Michael Matthews. European Operations Officer and managing director Nifco UK. For services to Business in the North East of England. (Darlington, Durham)

Christopher David Moore. Officer Digital Service, Newcastle upon Tyne, HM Revenue and Customs. For services to Taxpayers and Disability Groups. (Wallsend, Tyne and Wear)

Ms Mary Anita Savory, JP. For public and voluntary service to the communities in Weardale and Wolsingham County Durham.

Peter Legard Stubbs. Volunteer Durham Constabulary. For voluntary service to Policing. (Barnard Castle, Durham)

Mrs Patricia Anne Young. School Administration and Finance Officer, Atkinson Road Nursery School, Benwell, Newcastle upon Tyne. For services to Education. (Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear)

Ms Patricia Rosemary Fisher. For services to the community in Tyne and Wear. (Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear)


BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL (BEM)
Ms Patricia Rosemary Fisher. For services to the community in Tyne and Wear. (Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear)

Ms Agnes Gardiner. Personal and Family Support Worker RAF Leeming, SSAFA. For services to Service Personnel. (Darlington, Durham)

Mrs Brenda Gibson. Volunteer, Women's Cancer Detection Society, Tyne and Wear. For services to People Affected by Breast Cancer. (Blaydon, Tyne and Wear)

Mrs Janis Hall. For charitable services and services to the community in South Shields. (South Shields, Tyne and Wear)

Miss Diana Christine Hinns. For services to charity and the community in Durham. (Stanley, Durham)

Mrs Valerie Lister. Secretary, Hartlepool Civic Society. For services to Heritage in Hartlepool. (Hartlepool, Durham)

Neil Moffett. For services to the community in Derwentside County Durham. (Consett, Durham)

Mrs Elizabeth O'Rourke. Chief Administrator, Hartlepool Blind Welfare Association. For services to People with Visual Impairments. (Hartlepool, Durham)

Patrick Partridge. For services to Football. (Bishop Auckland, Durham) (He is a retired English football referee, and former President of the Association of Football League Referees and Linesmen. He refereed at the 1978 World Cup Finals in Argentina)

George Pattison. For charitable services to voluntary organisations in Tyne and Wear. (South Shields, Tyne and Wear)

Mrs Elizabeth May Wilson. For services to the communities in Powburn and Hedgeley and to the North Northumberland Village Hall Consortium. (Alnwick, Northumberland)

ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER - KCVO
Nigel Sherlock, OBE, JP. Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear.

 

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