Former AFC Sudbury footballer Nathan Munson was made an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list.
Detective Sergeant Munson is an Essex Police officer, seconded to the Home Office. He was given the honour for services to counter-terrorism.
Linda Homer CB, from Hadleigh, was made Dame Commander of the Order of the Bath. The Chief executive at HM Revenue and Customs, was given the honour for public service particularly to public finance.