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New year honours revealed

PUBLISHED: 10:37 02 January 2009 | UPDATED: 15:45 07 September 2010

A HANDFUL of worthy individuals from north London saw their year get off to a particularly good start with a place in the New Year Honours list for 2009. In addition to the four featured here, were the director of the Wallace Collection, Rosalind Sav

A HANDFUL of worthy individuals from the Ham&High area saw their year get off to a particularly good start with a place in the New Year Honours list for 2009.

In addition to the four featured here, were the director of the Wallace Collection, Rosalind Savill, from Marylebone, who was awarded a DBE for services to the arts.

Emeritus professor Martin Raff, from Hampstead, was awarded a CBE for services to life sciences, while Development Agency boss Lucy de Groot, from Tufnell Park, received the CBE for services to local government.

Olympic cycling champion and former Maida Vale man Bradley Wiggins received an OBE, along with Camden Town's Lynette Owen who was rewarded for services to the publishing industry and international trade and Kentish Town's Helene Reardon-Bond, the Government's gender equality boss who was rewarded for public and voluntary service.

Pianist and conductor Howard Shelley, from Highgate, was awarded the OBE for services to classical music, while former Royal National Scottish Orchestra chairman Thomas Thomson, from St John's Wood, received the same award for services to music.

In Muswell Hill Denise Wilkinson was awarded an OBE for services to the voluntary sector and Jennifer Bell received an MBE for service to education.

In Maida Vale Leslie Dillingham was awarded an MBE for voluntary service to equestrian sport.

Gill Hicks, who was injured in the 7/7 bombings in 2005 and subsequently set up the WalkTalk group, was awarded an MBE for charitable services.

David Alan Pease was awarded an MBE for services to literature and William Metcalf was given the same award for services to homeless people in London.


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