Ebene News – GB – Curtis Woodhouse among East Yorkshire names for New Year’s honors

Queen’s New Year honors 2021: Curtis Woodhouse to receive BEM for services to sport with eight other East Yorkshire recipients

Former Hull City footballer and former professional boxer Curtis Woodhouse is among eight other incredible people to make the 2021 New Years Honors list

The 40-year-old from Driffield received a BEM (British Empire Medal) for his services in football and boxing

The experienced sportsman’s career spanned nine seasons, including a stint at Hull City in 2005, before becoming Goole AFC manager in 2014

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He then retired from football at the age of 26, which saw him shock the boxing fraternity by winning the British light welterweight title

The former footballer joins a list of others with ties to Hull and East Riding who have been recognized for their efforts during a particularly difficult year

In 2020, many rely on charities, NHS staff and emergency services – all of which are celebrated in the New Year’s honors list

Michael Shanahan is an NHS staff member in Hull who received an award for his efforts during the pandemic

Deputy National Chief for Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response at NHS England has been awarded an OBE for his services

Dean Andrew Hoggard received an MBE (Medalists of the Order of the British Empire) for his charitable services to young people as the founder of Life for a Kid Foundation

The charity aims to help children under the age of 16 by providing them with the funds and equipment necessary to help them lead better lives

M Hoggard devotes all of his time to fundraising for the charity which also helps children in need of rescue or life changing operations

Another good Hull citizen named on the list is Linda Carrington, who receives an MBE for her role as a saleswoman at a Spar store where she demonstrated her efforts to provide service to customers during the Covid-19 pandemic

Prison officer Michael William Freer also joins the list of people who have obtained an OBE, for his services at HMP Hull

Adrian Philip Thompson, received an MBE for his charitable services to the community of Hull

The 60-year-old painter offers his marine painting skills to support fundraising for charity whenever the opportunity arises

In 2018, the lover of marine life spent more than two months painting a giant canvas to commemorate 50 years since the triple trawler tragedy where 58 crewmen died when trawlers, St Romanus, Kingston Peridot and Ross Cleveland were lost

All the profits from the canvas sold at auction and the profits from the prints made were donated to local charities

Another MBE laureate is Beverley’s wife Sandra Staples, who works in the SSAFA East Yorkshire branch and received her award for her service to former servicemen

Dr Heather Williams, consultant medical physicist in nuclear medicine at Christie NHS Foundation Trust is another to receive an OBE

The Hull-born woman now lives in Stockport and has dedicated her career to nurturing potential scientists, in particular the drive to improve the representation of women in all fields of science

Curtis Woodhouse, New Year’s Honors, British Empire Medal, Birmingham City FC, 2021

Ebene News – GB – Curtis Woodhouse among East Yorkshire names for New Year honors

Source: https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/hull-east-yorkshire-news/new-years-honours-2021-list-4842986