Honours



For services to vulnerable adults

Sonia Parnell is a very special lady who has dedicated her life to the care and support of many vulnerable adults in the community. Apart from running a care home, […]

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For services to the community in Solihull

With so many families breaking up, the impact on the lives of children is a growing concern and it is heart-warming to know there are people like Anne Ryder, selflessly […]

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For services to the community in Sandwell

Bishop Stanford Fairin had a vision to create a care centre to support the Afro-Caribbean elderly in Sandwell. His vision was realised with support from Sandwell Council and the Cape […]

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For services to the community in Heath Town, Wolverhampton

Susan Allen has given one of the most deprived areas in Wolverhampton the highest commitment, leading a 40–strong volunteering group behind the Hope Community Project. The Hope project helps vulnerable […]

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For services to education in Bangladesh

Azad Choudhury was the Founder and President of the Bangladesh Caterers Association (BCA) in Birmingham from 1986-1992. The BCA created awareness of health and safety with many restaurant owners and […]

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For services to charity, particularly Edward’s Trust and the community in Birmingham

Attempting to summarise all the causes and charities Judy has helped is a challenge. She volunteered for Edward’s Trust bereavement charity since 1991, playing a major role in fund-raising, which […]

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For services to Asian and ethnic minority women

Dr Saroj Duggal was the first Asian Gujarati woman to underwrite in the insurance industry. Through her own challenges to be successful in business, that involved breaking barriers from her […]

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For services to Armed Forces personnel and the Sikh community across the globe

In October 2005, Mandeep Kaur was appointed as the first and only Sikh Chaplain for the entire British Armed Forces and still remains in the post. Her role as Sikh […]

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