Wednesday, 31 December 2014

New year honours: Northumberland and Tyne & Wear

Congratulations to all those in Northumberland and Tyne & Wear who have been
honoured for their contribution to public life. Full list below:

CBE
Stephen Cram, MBE. Formerly Chair, English Institute of Sport. For services to Sport.

OBE
Adam Vincent Stewart Chedburn. Headteacher Whitley Bay High School, Tyne and Wear. For services to Education. (Whitley Bay)

Alan Ferguson. Chairman and chief executive Fergusons Transport Ltd. For services to Business in the North East. (Morpeth)

Dr Robert Hardy. Chief executive Aesica Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Forservices to the Pharmaceutical and Chemical Industry. (Ponteland)

Nicholas Simon Hurn. Executive Headteacher Cardinal Hume Catholic School, Gateshead and St. Robert of Newminster School, Sunderland. For services to Education. (Washington)

MBE

Mrs Patricia Rose Bolton. Founder, Gateshead ADHD Support Group and the Parents In Power Parent-Carer Forum, Gateshead. For services to Children with Disabilities and their Families. (Newcastle)

Ms Roma Lynn Charlton. Chief executive Officer After Adoption. For services to Children and Families. (Newcastle)

Mrs Carol Maud Falconer. President, Durham North County Guide Association. For services to Young People. (Jarrow)

Alan James Fearon. Member and lately Chorus Master Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia. For services to Music in the North East. (Newcastle)

Joseph Charles Fisher. For services to Charity especially the British Polio Fellowship. (Newcastle)

James William Gair. Watch manager (Retained) Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service. For services to the community in Morpeth Northumberland. (Morpeth)

Mrs Surinder Kaur Ghura. For services to Interfaith Understanding and to the community in Newcastle upon Tyne. (Newcastle)

John Greener. Foster Carer Foster Care Associates, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. For services to Children and Families. (Gateshead)

Mrs Linda Greener. Foster Carer, Foster Care Associates, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. For services to Children and Families. (Gateshead)

Alfred Grummett. For services to Homeless People through Haven Tyneside and to the community in Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead Tyne and Wear. (Newcastle)

David McKenzie. For services to Young People in the North East.

Barrie Christopher Quinn. Officer Personal Tax Operations Complaint Handler, HM Revenue and Customs. For services to Customers and voluntary service in Newcastle. (Cramlington)

John Peter Reece. Chair Reece Group Ltd. For services to Engineering, Manufacturing and Innovation. (Newcastle)

Dr Wendy Barbara Taylor. Councillor Newcastle City Council. For public and political service in the North East. (Newcastle)

Albert Whiting. For services to the community in North Tyneside and to charitable services in the UK and Abroad. (Whitley Bay)

BEM

Mrs Marion Clark. For services to the community in Felton and Thirston, Northumberland. (Morpeth)

Richard William Thomas Miles. Community Engagement Officer Northumbria Police. For services to the community. (Ryton)

Mrs Elaine Suzette Milne. For services to charity and to the community in Corbridge and Hexham.

Mrs Sonia Helen Hutcheson Crawford Ritchie-Park. Volunteer and Fundraiser, Swan Lodge Lifehouse. For services to Homeless People in Sunderland. (Sunderland)

John Richardson. For services to Charity in the North East of England. (Durham)

John Francis Wall. For services to the community particularly Young People, through Sport in Tyneside. (Tyne and Wear)

Mrs Dorothy Muir Ellis. Volunteer, Save the Children. For charitable services. (Hexham)