Right royal salute to our unsung heroes

Queen's award medal

Recognition from the Queen - Credit: Submitted

Some of Torbay's unsung heroes have been given a Royal salute in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Dave Musgrove, president of Torquay Disabled Sailing Association, gets a British Empire Medal.
OBEs went to Dr Cathryn Mary Edwards, president of the British Society of Gastroenterology, for services to medicine, and Emma Ace Gladstone, artistic director and chief executive of Dance Umbrella, for services to dance.
MBEs: 
Susan Kay Dunbar, Totnes - services to literature.
Ceri Goddard, Totnes, director of Equality Impact Investing - services to social justice
Claire Twitchin, Teignmouth - services to community.
Hilary Ann Walden (Hilary Burns), Paignton - services to basket making and heritage crafts
Elaine Edna Cawthraw, Teignmouth - services to community

David Nicholas Cox, Teignmouth - services to community
Nicholas David Hindmarsh, Totnes, manager, Dartmouth Caring - services to vulnerable people
Nina Joy Pierson, Newton Abbot - services to community
Trevor Staveley, Torquay - services to vulnerable people and
promotion of safer streets