THE Queen's Birthday Honours have been announced – and two Wintonians have made the list.

Paul Elkington, professor of respiratory medicine at Southampton University, has been awarded an MBE for his services, particularly during Covid-19.

In March, the Chronicle reported on a project he was leading. His team invented new equipment to protect frontline NHS staff during the pandemic.

Vera Collings has been given a medal of the British Empire for her services to the Winchester community.

Professor Anthony Edward Hill OBE, the executive director of the National Oceanography Centre, lives in Chandler's Ford.

He was already an OBE and has this year been named as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to Ocean and Environmental Science.

From Bishop's Waltham, Ronald David Williamson has received a medal of the British Empire for his work in the village.

Chandler's Ford resident Jane White, the adviser of the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee at the House of Lords, has been made an OBE for her services to Parliament.

Rebecca Emma Dorothy Kennelly, director of volunteering at the Royal Voluntary Service is now an MBE for services during the pandemic.

She is from Preston Candover and has this month been named chair of trustees at Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation.

For his services in his home village, Stockbridge, Roger Henry Tym has also been awarded a medal of the British Empire.