Andrew Coombe, Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of South Yorkshire.
Mrs Sughra Begum Professor Hilary Anne Chapman CBE Mr Mark Dransfield Iman Sheikh Mohammad Ismail Mr John Michael Marren Mrs Jane Elizabeth Marshall Mrs Akeela Mohammed Mr Desmond George Smith JP Mr Charles Andrew Warde-Aldam
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced that they are expecting a baby. As with the Duchess’s previous pregnancies, the Duchess is suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum - a severe form of morning sickness and has cancelled today’s engagement to the Hornsey Road Children's Centre.
Her Majesty the Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH Prince Harry of Wales are all delighted with the news.
Today King Carl XVI Gustaf announced to the Swedish cabinet that Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and his wife Princess Sofia of Sweden have named their son Gabriel Carl Walther, who was born on 31 August 2017.
The baby prince will be styled His Royal Highness Prince Gabriel Carl Walther of Sweden. King Carl XVI Gustaf has given his grandson the title Duke of Darlana. Prince Gabriel is sixth in line to the Swedish throne.
Her Majesty The Queen has decreed that the following persons shall have their Honour cancelled, annulled and their name shall be erased from the Register of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
Mr Lee Anthony Bushill to be stripped of an MBE awarded on 31st December 2004.
Mr Robert Neville James Constable to be stripped of an MBE awarded on 1st January 1975 after being convicted of 15 charges of indecent assault, three charges of indecency with a child and five charges of sexual assault. The offences took place between 1993 and October 2015. He was sentenced to a total of thirteen years and six months in prison.
Mr Adrian Lee Stone to be stripped of an MBE awarded on 16th June 2012 after being convicted of six charges of sexual assault on children. He was sentenced to a total of 40 months in prison.
Mr Robert Stanley Poots to be stripped of an MBE awarded on 31st December 2010 after being convicted of 14 charges including fraud by false representation, false accounting and forgery. The offences took place between October 2006 and November 2011. He was sentenced to an 18-month suspended prison sentence.
Mr Craig Martin Burrows to be stripped of an MBE awarded on 31st December 2004 after being convicted of six charges of indecent assault and three counts of indecency with a child. He was sentenced to five years in prison.
Mr Philip Anthony Knight to be stripped of an OBE awarded on 16th June 2001.
Mr Robert Lovegrove to be stripped of an MBE awarded on 13th June 1998.
Mr Patrick Robert John Rock to be stripped of an OBE awarded on 31st December 1992 after being convicted of five charges of downloading indecent images of Children. He was sentenced to a two-year conditional discharge.
Ms Philippa Ann Rodale to be stripped of an MBE awarded on 29th December 2007 after being convicted of animal welfare offences. She was ordered to pay the RSPCA £4000 and £535 in court fees.
Mr Paul Symonds to be stripped of an OBE awarded on 29th December 2007 after allegations that Mr Symonds sexual abused children whilst he was an active Roman Catholic priest. He has since retired and no criminal charges were brought against him.