12:45PM, Saturday 14 June 2014
Charity chiefs and community helpers are among those to have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
The annual list which was published yesterday recognise the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.
Among those to have been included in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire is scout leader David Shaw who has received an MBE for his services to scouting and the community in Windsor.
Director of Information at Thames Valley Police, Amanda Cooper will become will become an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for her services to policing.
She said: "I was absolutely delighted, overwhelmed and very proud when I heard I had been awarded an OBE for my services to policing in Thames Valley. None of the achievements which are being recognised with this were possible without the hard work, support and commitment of others within the Force."
In total 1,149 people have received an award.
Other Berkshire and Buckinghamshire honours are:
Order of the British Empire
Direcor of Information at Thames Valley Police, Amanda Cooper, for services to police in Bucks, Berks and Oxfordshire.
David Shaw for services to Scouting and to the community in Windsor, Berkshire.
Foster carers for Slough Borough Council, Anthony and Sarah Tarrant, for services to children and families. (Burnham, Buckinghamshire)
Chairman of charity Target Ovarian Cancer, Joanna Margaret Barker, for her services to people with cancer. (Bray, Berkshire)
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Janet Pamela Winifred Crame for services to the community in Wraysbury, Berkshire.
Managing Director of Resource Productions, Dominique Unsworth, for services to young people, community groups and the arts. (Slough, Berkshire)
Margaret Gaynor Thomas. For charitable and voluntary services to the community in Ystradgynlais, Powys and Slough, Berkshire.
Lately Trustee and Chief Executive, River and Rowing Museum, Paul Mainds, for services to heritage education. (Marlow, Buckinghamshire)
Elizabeth Stewart for services to neighbourhood planning in Thame, Oxfordshire. (Marlow Bottom, Buckinghamshire)
Royal Victorian Order
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
Neil Hepple Dodds. Frogmore Gardens Supervisor Crown Estate, Windsor.
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