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Queen bestows honours on Berkshire

Published: 13 Jun 2014 22:31

A SCHOOL governor, a cricketer and a charity founder are among the mix of Berkshire people recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

Charlotte Edwards, captain of the England Women's Cricket team, is awarded a CBE

A SCHOOL governor, a cricketer and a charity founder are among the mix of Berkshire people recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

Mark A'Bear has been awarded an MBE for services to school governance across Reading and Wokingham, while Charlotte Edwards is made CBE for services to cricket. Ms Edwards, from Wokingham, is captain of the England Women's Cricket team.

David Shaw has also been awarded an MBE for services to scouting and to the community in Windsor.

Philip Nevill Green, from Pangbourne, is awarded a CBE for services to business and charity in the UK and South Africa. He helped set up the Philip and Judith Green Trust, which aims to support the development of underprivileged pupils in the UK and abroad.

The top honour went to Dr Anthony Francis Seldon, headteacher of Wellington College in Crowthorne, who is knighted for services to education and modern political history.

Other Berkshire honours:

KNIGHTS BACHELOR

Dr Anthony Francis Seldon. Headteacher Wellington College, Berkshire. For services to Education and to Modern Political History.

ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER

MVO

Adrian John Denman, RVM. Head Gardener Royal Gardens, Windsor.

Mrs Margaret Nicol Westwood. Secretary to the Librarian/Office Administrator, Royal Library, Windsor Castle.

ROYAL VICTORIAN MEDAL

RVM

Neil Hepple Dodds. Frogmore Gardens Supervisor Crown Estate, Windsor.

ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

CBE

Ms Charlotte Edwards, MBE. Captain England Women's Cricket Team. For services to Cricket.

Philip Nevill Green. For services to Business and to Charity in the UK and South Africa.

OBE

Mrs Amanda Sara Cooper. Director of Information, Thames Valley Police. For services to Policing in Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire

Peter John Lawrence. Deputy director Cabinet Office. For services to Transparency.

MBE

Mrs Joanna Margaret Barker. Chairman, Target Ovarian Cancer. For services to People with Cancer.

Mark A' Bear. For services to School Governance in Wokingham and Reading

Dr Michael Thomas Saunders. Chief executive Medical Defence Union, London. For services to Medical Practitioners and Patients.

David Arvin Shaw. For services to Scouting and to the community in Windsor Berkshire.

Dr John Nicholas Symons, TD. Founder Cancer of Unknown Primary Foundation. For voluntary service to People with Cancer.

BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL

BEM

Ronald Stanley Bridle. For services to the communities in Goring Oxfordshire and Streatley, Berkshire.

Mrs Janet Pamela Winifred Crame. For services to the community in Wraysbury, Berkshire.

Mrs Sitta Joseph. For services to Prisoners and the community in Berkshire.

Mrs Margaret Gaynor Thomas. For charitable and voluntary services to the community in Ystradgynlais, Powys and Slough, Berkshire.

Mrs Dominique Unsworth. Managing director, Resource Productions. For services to Young People, Community Groups and the Arts.

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