Celebrity hon­ours

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - UK & World Update -

For­mer Leeds United and Wales foot­baller Gary Speed re­ceived an MBE for his ser­vices to the sport.

Cham­pion hur­dler Tony McCoy was given an OBE for his con­tri­bu­tion to horse rac­ing.

Mid­somer Mur­ders and Berg­erac star John Net­tles also re­ceived an OBE for his ser­vices to tele­vi­sion.

For­mer Poet Lau­re­ate Simon Ar­mitage was made a CBE for his ser­vices to lit­er­a­ture.

Win­ter Olympian Amy Wil­liams was made an MBE af­ter she won gold in the bob skele­ton at Van­cou­ver 2010 Olympics.

Eng­land women’s foot­ball team coach Hope Pow­ell has a CBE for her con­tri­bu­tion to sport.

For­mer D:Ream key­board player turned celebrity sci­en­tist Pro­fes­sor Brian Cox re­ceived an OBE for his con­tri­bu­tion to sci­ence.

For­mer For­mula One racer David Coulthard has an MBE for his achieve­ments in the sport. He is the high­est Bri­tish points scorer in F1.

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