A number of Somerset folk have been honoured in the 2018 New year’s Honours. This year the honours in our county have been for various classes of the OBE and there will be a fuller report in the January Leveller. In the meantime they are:
Order of the British Empire, Officers of the Order of the British Empire
Ms Lynne Joanne FRANKS For services to Business, Fashion and Women’s Empowerment. (Wincanton, Somerset)
Dr Clifford John MANN President, Royal College of Emergency Medicine. For services to Emergency Medicine. (Taunton, Somerset)
Order of the British Empire: Members of the Order of the British Empire
Iain Godfrey BALL For services to Cathedral Choral Music and to Young People. (Wedmore, Somerset)
Dr Nicholas Pearson GAIR For services to ex-Service Personnel and Young People in London.
Anthony Colin JOHNSON Chair of Governors, Oaklands Primary School, Yeovil, Somerset. For services to Education. (Yeovil, Somerset)
Adrian John PRIOR-SANKEY For services to the community in Taunton, Somerset. (Taunton, Somerset)
Order of the British Empire: Medallist of the Order of the British Empire
Antony Robin Brian ASHBURNER For services to the community in Exford, Somerset. (Minehead, Somerset)
Rosalind Jane, Mrs DOLDING For services to the community in Edington and Polden Hill, Somerset.