Yorkshire's list in full for those honoured in Queen's New Year's Honours 2021

Amid a grand list of knights and dames in the honours list are humble heroes who through everyday actions and selfless deeds have helped to forge the region’s proud resilience and spirit.

There are Yorkshire’s healthcare champions, honoured by the Queen for efforts over recent months. Scientists and academics, credited for delivering a brighter future for the nation, and education leaders honoured for their work in shaping children’s futures across Yorkshire.

There are also the librarians and charity workers and supermarket staff who helped to create better communities.

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As they are recognised with the greatest of accolades in a thank you from the nation, there is a stunned sense of surprise for many. “Receiving the letter was one of the more surreal experiences of my life,” said Asda’s Daniel Owens, made an MBE for services to retail customers. “It took me a few reads of it to convince myself it was real.”

Professor Wendy Burn, former president of the RCPsych, who has been awarded a CBE in the New Year's Honours list. PA Photo.

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Order Of The British Empire

Knights Bachelor

David John Lewis. Lately Chief Executive Officer, Tesco. For services to the Food Industry and to Business. (London, Greater London)

Alan Lane artistic director at Slung Low Theatre Company, in Holbeck, which launched a couple of years ago in the country's oldest working men's club.

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Timothy Richard Allen. Prison Group Director, Manchester, Mersey and Cheshire, H.M. Prison and Probation Service. For public service. (Todmorden, WY)

Stephen Bagshaw. Chairman, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies. For services to the UK Manufacturing and Biotechnology Sector. (Huddersfield, WY)

Professor Wendy Katherine Burn. President, Royal College of Psychiatrists. For services to Mental Health. (Ilkley, WY)

Sharon Watson, former Artistic Director at Pheonix Dance Theatre and Chief Executive and Principal, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, is honoured with an MBE for services to dance. She is pictured at the third annual ‘Celebrating Women’ eventheld in Leeds Town Hall. Picture Tony Johnson

Anthony Edward Tudor Browne. Children’s Author and Illustrator. For services to Literature. (Canterbury, Kent)

Margaret Adela Miriam Carver. For services to Sport and to the Media Sector. (Winchester, Hampshire)

Robert Champion MBE. Founder, Bob Champion Cancer Trust. For charitable services to Prostate and Testicular Cancer Research. (Newmarket, Suffolk)

Richard Graham Corbett. Lately Leader, European Parliamentary Labour Party. For European Parliamentary and Political Service. (Shipley, WY)

Kim Leadbeater. Ambassador, Jo Cox Foundation and Chair, More in Common Batley and Spen. For services to Social Cohesion, to the community in Batley, West Yorkshire and to Combatting Loneliness during Covid-19

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Amanda Jane Bennett. Executive Principal, Greetland Primary Academy, Calderdale and CEO, Great Heights Academy Trust. For services to Education in West Yorkshire. (Halifax, WY)

Michael Loughlin Fell. Head, Cyber Operations, H.M. Revenue and Customs. For public and voluntary service to security. (Otley, WY)

Nigel Gibbs. Unit Head, Appeals and Review Unit, Special Crime and Counter Terrorism Division, Crown Prosecution Service. For services to Law and Order. (Wetherby, WY)

Dawn Michelle Hall. Adult, Family and Community Learning Manager, Doncaster. For services to Further Education in South Yorkshire. (Doncaster, SY)

Lee Hallam. Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Linbrooke Services Ltd. For services to Business and to Skills. (Sheffield, SY)

MBE for Leeds dancer David Hamilton founder of the Phoenix Dance Company. Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Dr Linda Diane Harris. Chair, Health and Justice Clinical Reference Group, NHS England. For services to the NHS. (Wetherby, WY)

Professor Lorraine Lucy Maltby. Professor of Environmental Biology, University of Sheffield. For services to Environmental Biology, Animal and Plant Sciences. (Sheffield, SY)

John David Medland. Policy Manager, BT. For services to Public Safety. (Huddersfield, WY)

Hugh Max Rolo. Chair and Founding Member, Key Fund. For services to Social Investment and Enterprise in the Midlands and North of England. (Bradford, WY)

Nicholas John Rust. Lately Chief Executive, British Horseracing Authority. For services to Horseracing. (York, NY)

Michael Vincent Shanahan. Deputy National Head, Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response, NHS England. For services to the NHS. (Driffield, East Riding of Yorks)

Linda Grace Shears. Co-founder, Shears Foundation. For services to Charity. (Harrogate, NY)

Janet Valerie Sheriff. Headteacher and National Leader of Education, Prince Henry’s Grammar School, Otley. For services to Education in West Yorkshire. (Harrogate, NY)

Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Professor Adewale Olukayode Adebajo. Consultant Rheumatologist, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Inclusive Patient and to Public Involvement in Research. (Sheffield, SY)

Elizabeth Ann Blades. For services to the community in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. (Scarborough, NY)

Robert Geoffrey Burrow. For services to Rugby and to Motor Neurone Disease Awareness during Covid-19. (Pontefract, WY)

Barbara Maureen Cline. For services to the community in Leeds, West Yorkshire. (Leeds, WY)

Shirley Jane Collier. Lately Chair of Governors, York College. For services to Further Education. (York, NY)

Gillian Coultard. For services to Football. (Castleford, West Yorks)

Michael William Freer. Prison Officer, H.M. Prison Hull. For services to H.M. Prison and Probation Service. (Hull, East Riding of Yorks)

Jason Greenwood. Delivery Manager, Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal. For services to the Administration of Justice, particularly during the Covid-19 Response. (Redcar, NY)

David Andrew Hamilton. Founder, Phoenix Dance Theatre. For services to Dance. (Leeds, WY)

Stuart Howard Lamb. Chairman, William Lamb Group. For services to Business, to Skills and to the community in Yorkshire. (Wakefield, WY)

Kim Leadbeater. Ambassador, Jo Cox Foundation and Chair, More in Common Batley and Spen. For services to Social Cohesion, to the community in Batley, West Yorkshire and to Combatting Loneliness during Covid-19. (Liversedge, WY)

Alexander John Hilton Mayfield. Supply Chain and Operations Director, Brakes. For services to the Food Supply Chain and to the Vulnerable during the Covid-19 Response. (York, NY)

Alyson McGregor. National Director, Altogether Better. For services to Collaborative Practice and Service Development in the NHS. (Keighley, WY)

Janice Nicholson. Strategic Lead, No Wrong Door, North Yorkshire. For services to Children. (Otley, WY)

Khairun Nisa. Foster Carer, Leeds City Council. For services to Fostering. (Pudsey, WY)

Laura Jane Norris. Head of Strategy and Policy for Specialised Services, NHS England and NHS Improvement. For services to the NHS during Covid-19. (Ilkley, WY)

Michael John O’Neill. Chairman, Keighley Cougars. For services to Rugby League Football, the community in Keighley, West Yorkshire and to Charity during the Covid-19 Pandemic. London, Greater London)

Daniel Leonard Owens. Online Grocery Development Manager, Asda Stores Ltd. For services to Retail Customers during the Covid-19 Response. (Bingley, WY)

Nigel Jonathan Priestley. Solicitor. For services to Children and to Families. (Huddersfield, WY)

Jo-Ann Elizabeth Prichard Pringle. Programme Adviser, Childcare Works Leeds. For services to Children and Families. (Leeds, WY)

Rachel Poulton. Foster Carer, York City Council. For services to Fostering, particularly during the Covid-19 Response. (York, NY)

Nigel Poulton. Foster Carer, York City Council. For services to Fostering, particularly during the Covid-19 Response. (York, NY)

Margaret Grace Roberts. External Examiner and President, Institute of Education and Geographical Association. For services to Education. (Sheffield, SY)

Dr Marilyn Rogers. Midwife, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust and Founder, Calderdale Baby Cafe. For services to Midwifery and Infant Feeding. (Huddersfield, WY)

Professor Hora Soltani-Karbaschi. Professor of Maternal and Infant Health, Sheffield Hallam University. For services to Higher Education and to Maternal and Infant Health. (Sheffield, SY)

Claire Louise Throssell. For services to Children Experiencing Domestic Abuse. (Sheffield, SY)

Brendan Alan Warburton. Head Coach, Sheffield City Amateur Boxing Club. For services to Boxing and to the community in Sharrow, Sheffield. (Sheffield, SY)

Sharon Monica Watson DL. Lately Artistic Director, Phoenix Dance Theatre, Chief Executive and Principal, Northern School of Contemporary Dance. For services to Dance. (Leeds, WY)

Joanne Wheeler. For services to the Arts and to People with Disabilities. (Harden, WY)

Thomas Wood. Founder, Help 4 Homeless Veterans Charity. For charitable services during Covid-19. (Barnsley, SY)

Robert Wright. For services to Amateur Boxing and to Young People in Parson Cross, Sheffield. (Sheffield, SY)

Medallists of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)

Pamela Dawn Abbott. Community Champion, Wm Morrisons Supermarkets plc. For services to Community Engagement in Wakefield during the Covid-19 Response. (Leeds, WY)

Stephen Boulton. Instructor, MAPS Karate Club. For services to Karate and the community in Swinton, South Yorkshire. (Swinton, SY)

David William Brown. For services to the community in York. (York, NY)

Sarah Louise Cairns. Senior Programme Manager, Asda Ltd Online Grocery. For services to Retail Customers during the Covid-19 Response. (Huddersfield, WY)

James Murdoch Cameron. Data Scientist, Asda Supermarkets Ltd. For services to the Vulnerable Customers during the Covid-19 Response. (Leeds, WY)

Linda Carrington. Food Retail Worker, SPAR. For services to Customers during the Covid-19 Response. (Hull, East Riding of Yorks)

Mary Julie Chapman. Founder, Nuzzlets Charity, York. For services to Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. (Great Ouseburn, NY)

Ella Jane Collins. Community Champion, Wm Morrisons Supermarkets plc. For services to the community during the Covid-19 Response. (Springthorpe, SY)

Jon Martin Davis. Manager, Dewsbury Library. For services to Public Libraries during Covid-19. (Holmfirth, WY)

Margaret Anne Esslemont. For services to Young People in Roundhay, Leeds through Girlguiding UK. (Leeds, WY)

Rosemary Alexandra Gregson. For services to the community in Wetherby, West Yorkshire. (Wetherby, WY)

Dean Andrew Hoggard. Founder, Life for a Kid Foundation. For charitable services to Young People. (Hull, East Riding of Yorks)

Audrey Jackson. For services to the community in Middlesbrough. (Middlesborough, NY)

David Jackson. For services to the community in Marton-in-Cleveland, North Yorkshire. (Middlesbrough, NY)

Sarah Joyce. Superintendent Optometrist, Asda Supermarkets Ltd. For services to Primary Optical Care during the Covid-19 Response. (York, NY)

Nadeem Sadiq Khan. Charity Helpline Housing Adviser and Team Leader, Shelter. For services to the Homeless during the Covid-19 Response. (Sheffield, SY)

Ziaul Khan. For services to the community in Sheffield. (Sheffield, SY)

Alan Kenneth Lane. Artistic Director, Slung Low. For services to the community in South Leeds during Covid-19. (Honley, WY)

Rafal Olbert. Data Scientist, Asda Supermarkets Ltd. For services to the Economy and to Vulnerable Customers during the Covid-19 Response. (Leeds, WY)

Charlotte Park. Founder, Treats for Troops on Tour. For services to the Armed Forces. (Catterick Garrison, NY)

John Henry Richmond. For services to the community in Ripon, North Yorkshire. (Ripon, NY)

Martin Andrew Rowley. For services to the community in York. (York, NY)

Alison Jane Scott. Victim Liaison Officer, National Probation Service, For services to Victims of Crime and to Charity in Leeds. (Batley, WY)

Mark Adrian Stageman. County Commissioner for West Yorkshire. For services to Young People and Scouting. (Ilkley, WY)

Sandra Staples. Secretary, East Yorkshire Branch, SSAFA. For voluntary service to Ex-Service Personnel. (Beverley, East Riding of Yorks)

Adrian Philip Thompson. For charitable services to the community in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire. (Hull, East Riding of Yorks)

Paul Thompson QFSM. Lately Watch Manager, Cleveland Fire Brigade. For services to the community in Saltburn. (Cleveland, NY)

Neil Emmott Tillotson. Scout Leader. For services to Young People. (Keighley, WY)

Colin Watson. For voluntary service to Scouting in Rastrick, West Yorkshire. (Brighouse, WY)

Colin Richard Weaver. Scientist, Animal and Plant Health Agency, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. For services to Science. (Thirsk, NY)

Connor Dashiell Wilkinson. Senior Manager eCommerce Data. For services to the Economy during Covid-19. (Leeds, WY)

Curtis Woodhouse. For services to Football and Boxing. (Hull, East Riding of Yorks)

Queen’s Ambulance Service Medal (Qam)

Cathryn Jean James. Clinical Pathways Manager, Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust. (Yorks)

Queen’s Police Medal (QPM)

Mark Andrew Roberts. Deputy Chief Constable, South Yorkshire Police. (SY)

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