Mid Sussex community champions among those named in New Year’s Honours List


Community champions and charity workers are among the Mid Sussex residents to be named in the New Year’s Honours List.

Stephen Gooding, of Haywards Heath, the former director of General Roads, Traffic and Local Group, within the Department for Transport, was awarded a CB for public service to transport.

Dr Caroline Harper OBE, of Haywards Heath, the CEO of Sightsavers, was handed a CBE for services to visually impaired people abroad.

Dr Ian Viney, of Haywards Heath, the director of Strategic Evaluation and Impact Medical Research Council, was honoured with an MBE for services to research funding and evaluation.

Rosemary Burns, of Hassocks, has been awarded a BEM for services to local government and to the community.

Ken Monk, of Ardingly, was also awarded a BEM for services to the community.

Charles Denyer, of Bolney, the deputy clerk of the crown in chancery, crown office, Ministry of Justice, was named an OBE for services to constitutional and ceremonial administration.

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