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Tuesday, 31 December 2013

New Year's Honours in SW London & Surrey

Sutton born actress and Surrey resident Penelope Keith, who’s best known for playing the role of Margot in the TV sitcom The Good Life is now a Dame Commander of the British Empire.

She’s received the honour for her services to the Arts and to Charity.

She’d previously received the OBE and CBE.

Less well known recipients include Anne Cann, Chair of Trustees at Age Concern in Kingston for her service to Older People.

Thomas Drake is recognised for his charitable services through the Rotary Club and to the community in Epsom and Ewell.

The Chief Executive of Merton Voluntary Service Council Christine Frost is made an MBE.

Anne Hoblyn a Civil Servant at DWP also gets an MBE for services to the unemployed and the community in Epsom.

Epsom also sees another MBE recipient: Dr Anna-Maria Rollin a consultant anaesthetist at Epsom and St Helier.

The British Empire Medal goes to Mrs Amarjit Kaur Bakhshi for services to the community in Hounslow.

A British Empire Medal also went to Rosemary Chandler, a play leader at Bolingbroke Playgroup in Wandsworth for services to children.

The BEM also goes to Theresa Fuoco for voluntary services to swimming and the community through the Surrey Dolphins Swimobility in Woking.

Also for services to the community in Woking the BEM goes to Gloria Holmes.

The PA to the Dean of Kingston University Deborah Porter and Kathleen Stephens, for services to the community in Staines both also get the British Empire Medal.

The same honour also goes to Inspector Susan Thomas for service to the community in Croydon.

MP for Croydon South Richard Ottaway gets a Knighthood.
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