Sixteen people from across the north-east are among 1,149 people to be acclaimed in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
A number of famous names were also included on the list, such as Rod Stewart, 71 – full name Roderick David Stewart – whoreceived a knighthood for his services to music and charity, and “promised to wear it well”.
Seventy per cent of the awards went to people who had undertaken outstanding work in or for their local community, either in a voluntary or paid capacity. Around 10.8% were for work in education and 7.3% in health.
Industry and the economy made up 12.8% of the list, with science and technology honours making up 3.3%.
- David Alexander Dennis Malcolm, Managing Director and Master Distiller, Glen Grant. For services to Business and the Community in Speyside. (Rothes)
- Trevor Garlick, Regional President, BP. For services to the oil and gas industry. (Aberdeenshire)
- Heather Macqueen Bisset, JP. Formerly president, Gordon County Girl Guides. For services to the Guiding Movement and the Community. (Inverurie)
- James Watt, Co-Founder of Brewdog, For services to the Brewing Industry (Ellon)
- Joan, Lady Catto, Voluntary Services Aberdeen. For services to Disadvantaged Children and Young Adults in Scotland. (Aberdeen)
- William Glen Elliot. For services to charity in Moray. (Elgin, Moray)
- Alexander Gordon Ingram, For services to the Community in Aberdeenshire (Torphins)
- Barbara Lena McFarlane, For voluntary service in Aberdeenshire. (Aberdeen)
- Pearl Rendall, School Crossing Patrol Warden, Kingsford School, Aberdeen. For services to Aberdeen. (Aberdeen)
- Ilene Fyfe. Chair, Fintray Sheltie Stakes. For services to the community in Hatton of Fintray, Aberdeenshire. (Dyce, Aberdeenshire)
- Rhonda Scott. For services to Music and the community in Aberdeen. (Aberdeen)