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Gloucestershire well represented in New Year's Honours

Photo: Royal Navy

Celebrities including Olivia Newton-John, Sir Elton John, Ainsley Harriott and Nigel Slater have been recognised in the Queen's New Year's Honours list along with community stalwarts from across Gloucestershire.



  • Jennifer Mary Body, OBE. For services to Aerospace Engineering. (Gloucestershire)


  • Dr Roderick David Jaques. Director of Medical Services English Institute of Sport. For medical services to Olympic and to Paralympic Sport. (Gloucestershire)
  • David Geoffrey Roberts. For services to Aviation. (Gloucestershire)
  • Professor Timothy Rutland Walsh. For services to Microbiology and International Development. (Gloucestershire)


  • Stephen Brown. Officer in Charge Joint Casualty. Compassionate and Commemorative Centre, Ministry of Defence. For services to Armed Forces Personnel. (Gloucestershire)
  • Peter Kenneth Burke. Voluntary Education Adviser Historic Houses. For services to Heritage Education. (Gloucestershire)
  • Capt Guy Fraser Disney. For services to Horse Racing to Polar Expeditions and to Veteran's Charities. (Gloucestershire)
  • Roger Griffith. For services to Diversity and to the Arts. (Gloucestershire)
  • Lynn Christine Hammersley. For services to Gymnastics to Fitness and to the community in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. (Gloucestershire)
  • Dr Professor Jane Melton. Formerly director of Engagement and Integration 2gether NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Mental Health and to People with Learning Disabilities. (Gloucestershire)


  • Christopher John Day. For services to Adaptive Skiers. (Gloucestershire)
  • Stephen Philip Hemmings. For services to the community in Box and Minchinhampton Gloucestershire. (Gloucestershire)
  • Timothy John Merrett. Dairy Farmer. For services to Education in Gloucestershire. (Gloucestershire)
  • Donald Charles Norris. For services to the Scouting Movement. (Gloucestershire)

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