Oxfordshire's finest named in the New Year's Honours list

11:00pm Monday 30th December 2013

DOZENS of people in Oxfordshire have been named in the New Year’s Honours list.

Across the county 29 people will receive MBEs, OBEs, BEMs, and Knighthoods from the Queen.

Those named today include Marios Papadopoulous, founder of Oxford Philomusica, who receives an MBE, swimming teacher Brian Wiggins, who has given 40 years’ service, will get a BEM, and Graham and Pauline Evans for their work for Save the Children in West Oxfordshire are both to also receive a BEM.

Martin Harris is also awarded the BEM for services to conservation and the community in Horspath, where he has lived for the past 40 years.

Simon Mort, 72, of Abingdon Road, Oxford, has been awarded an OBE for his voluntary work on the Conservative Party Disciplinary Committee.

And Dominic Mahoney also gets an MBE for voluntary services to the modern Pentathalon.

Others honoured are:








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