Somerset

Queen's Birthday Honours: Somerset citizens in honours list

Female World Darts Champion Trina Gulliver, MBE Image copyright Trina Gulliver
Image caption Trina Gulliver is ranked world number one and is captain of the England Women's Team

Trina Gulliver, the nine-times Women's World Professional Darts champion from Cheddar, has been appointed MBE during the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Gordon Stockman is made an MBE for services to the West Country's illuminated carnivals.

Also appointed MBE is James Williams, chairman of Somerset Wildlife Trust's Otter Group for otter conservation.

Allen Cotton, Keith Falconer, Andrew Jones, Mark Simmonds and Adrian Tinniswood are honoured with OBEs.

Mr Cotton from Glastonbury is recognised for services to agriculture and the community in the county, whereas Frome's Mr Falconer is honoured for his work in industrial architecture.

Mr Jones from Wellington, formerly first secretary at the British Embassy in Kabul, has been rewarded for services to international migration operations.

Mr Simmonds, who lives in Bath, has been recognised for his work in environmental science and marine mammal conservation.

Mr Tinniswood from Bath has been rewarded for his work within the area of heritage in the city.

Assistant Chief Constable John Young and Sgt Andrew Murphy from Avon and Somerset Constabulary are both awarded the Queen's Police Medal (QPM).

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