South west Hertfordshire residents named in New Year Honours list

Watford Observer: Sarah Carolyn Russell with Prime Minister, David Cameron, when he visited Netmums HQ last year. Sarah Carolyn Russell with Prime Minister, David Cameron, when he visited Netmums HQ last year.

A philanthropist, a hospice medical director, and the co-founder of netmums.com have all been mentioned in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.

A total of six people from south west Hertfordshire have been awarded honours today.

They include:

CBE

  • Radlett resident John Dorrington Apthorp, OBE, for charitable services particularly in Hertfordshire.
  • Loudwater resident Robert Andrew Voss, chief executive Officer of Voss International, for services to British Industry and for voluntary service in the UK.

OBE

  • Watford resident Sarah Carolyn Russell, co-founder of Netmums.com, for services to families.
  • Rickmansworth resident Lady Joanna Susan Elizabeth Staughton, DL, JP, for services to education, health, law and charity in Hertfordshire.

MBE

  • Kings Langley resident Dr Rosalind Taylor DL, medical director of the Hospice of St Francis, for services to hospice care.

Queen’s Ambulance Service Medal

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