Queen recognises five Brighton and Hove people in Birthday Honours List

Posted On 12 Jun 2015 at 10:31 pm

Four people who live or work in Brighton and Hove have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

They are Hangleton and Knoll Project chair and community leader Pat Weller, foster carers Rob and Mandy Goddard, Brighton University vice-chancellor Julian Crampton and former Brighton student Hong Lu.

Mrs Weller, 75, of Godwin Road, Hove, has been made an MBE for voluntary and charitable services in Brighton and Hove.

Mr and Mrs Goddard, who live in Peacehaven and foster children through Brighton and Hove City Council, were made MBEs for services to children and families.

Professor Crampton, who has announced his forthcoming retirement, becomes a CBE for services to higher education.

And Dr Hong Lu, who lives in Hove, becomes an OBE for services to the Chinese community in the UK and community relations between Britain and China.

In addition the Queen’s Fire Service Medal has been awarded to Deputy Chief Fire Officer Gary Walsh. He is the number two at East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service which covers Brighton and Hove.

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