CHESHIRE is well represented on the King’s Birthday Honours List.

More than 1,000 people across the UK have received awards in the list announced on Friday (June 14).

Post office campaigner Alan Bates, former primer minister Gordon Brown and artist Tracey Emin are some of the most recognisable names included.

Here in Mid Cheshire, the highest award goes to Jennifer Daly from Northwich.

The chief executive of Taylor Wimpey, Ms Daly has been made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for her services to business and the housing sector.

There are two OBE (Officers of the Order of the British Empire) recipients in the area.

Wilmslow resident Professor Richard Wakeford, a professor of Epidemiology at the University of Manchester has been honoured for his services to the advancement of the science of radiation protection.

Meanwhile, independent case examiner for the Department for Work and Pension, Joanna Jane Carrington from Knutsford, has been awarded an OBE for public service.

Fellow Knutsford resident, Valerie Elaine Bryant has been named a Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM) for services to heritage and the community.

Ms Bryant volunteered at Knutsford Heritage Centre for 17 years, retiring in May after becoming manager in 2010.

Elsewhere in Cheshire, there are awards for football referee Cheryl Foster and Philip John Speight, a canal boat painter, among others.

Find the full list of every Cheshire resident featured on the King’s Birthday Honours List below.

Valerie Bryant has been awarded a BEM for services to the Knutsford communityValerie Bryant has been awarded a BEM for services to the Knutsford community (Image: Knutsford Heritage Centre)

Every Cheshire resident on the King's Birthday Honours List

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

  • Jennifer Daly. Chief Executive, Taylor Wimpey. For services to Business and to the Housing Sector. (Northwich, Cheshire)
  • Professor Paul John Arton Howarth FREng. Chief Executive Officer, National Nuclear Laboratory. For services to the Energy Sector. (Crewe, Cheshire)
  • Martin Leslie Sim. Lately Deputy Further Education Commissioner. For services to Further Education. (Warrington, Cheshire)

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

  • Joanna Jane Carrington (Joanna Wallace). Independent Case Examiner, Department for Work and Pensions. For Public Service. (Knutsford, Cheshire)
  • Professor Ian Melvyn Hall. Professor of Mathematical Epidemiology and Statistics, University of Manchester and Senior Principal Modeller, UK Health Security Agency. For services to Public Health, to Epidemiology and to Adult Social Care, particularly during Covid-19. (Stockport, Cheshire)
  • Michael Andrew Rhys Hawes. Chief Executive Officer, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. For services to the Automotive Industry. (Nantwich, Cheshire)
  • Professor Richard Wakeford. Professor of Epidemiology, Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Manchester. For services to the Advancement of the Science of Radiation Protection. (Wilmslow, Cheshire)

Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

  • Jayne Acton. Qualified Social Worker, Wigan Council. For services to Children and Families. (Warrington, Cheshire)
  • Professor Elizabeth Anne Clewett Brierley (Elizabeth Price). Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Sustainability, Manchester Metropolitan University. For services to Sustainability Education. (Macclesfield, Cheshire)
  • Diane Elizabeth Clark. Chief Executive Officer, Passion for Learning, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. For services to Education. (Chester, Cheshire)
  • Emma Jane Degg. Chief Executive, North West Business Leadership Team. For services to Business and to the community in North West England. (Chester, Cheshire)
  • Cheryl Foster. Referee, Football Association of Wales. For services to Association Football and to Women’s Sport. (Chester, Cheshire)
  • Laura Jeuda. Lately Councillor, Cheshire East Council. For services to Local Government. (Macclesfield, Cheshire)
  • The Reverend Charles John Nevin. Trustee, The Laurus Trust, Cheadle, Cheshire. For services to Education. (Manchester, Greater Manchester)
  • Maria Sarkar. Co-Founder and Vice-President of DriveWorks. For services to Manufacturing. (Warrington, Cheshire)
  • Philip John Speight. Canal Boat Painter. For services to Heritage Crafts. (Macclesfield, Cheshire)
  • Helen Elizabeth Tonks. Founder and Director, Hydraulics Online Ltd. For services to Business and to Exports. (Alsager, Cheshire)

Medallists of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)

  • Valerie Elaine Bryant. Manager and Trustee, Knutsford Heritage Centre. For services to Heritage and to the community in Knutsford, Cheshire. (Knutsford, Cheshire)
  • Ann Charlton. For services to the community in Kingsway, Chester. (Chester, Cheshire)
  • Ann Doyle. Technical Specialist, Environment Agency. For services to Water Regulation and to the community in Warrington. (Warrington, Cheshire)
  • Valerie Woodward. For services to the community in Burtonwood, Cheshire. (Warrington, Cheshire)