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People from Devon recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

More than 1000 from across the country have received honours

A number of people from Devon have been honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

Tamsin Ford, a Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Exeter, has been awarded the CBE for services to psychiatry.

Professor Fred Land, from Totnes, has been honoured with an OBE for services to the Information Systems Industry.

Professor Richard Betts, head of Climate Impacts Research at the Exeter-based Met Office's Hadley Centre, gets an MBE.

Also picking up the award are Christine Pickersgill, a teacher at Colyton Grammar School, and Jennifer Stephens, the Chief Officer for Adult Care and Health at the County Council.

Elswehere, seven holocaust survivors and campaigners against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) are also among more than 1000 people in total receiving honours.

The Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman, adventurer Bear Grylls and comedian Griff Rhys Jones are among the famous names on the list.

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