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Full list of Sunderland’s unsung heroes named in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honors list UK News

These dedicated people from Sunderland have been named to the Queen’s Honors List.

The 2021 roster includes Sunderland-born footballer Jordan Henderson, who is named MBE for his services to football and charity, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Liverpool captain has raised £ 4million for the NHS from other Premier League footballers via the £ PlayersTogether appeal.

Also honored are other unsung heroes who have carried out charitable work or helped improve their heir communities.

Here is the full list of recipients in the Sunderland area and their awards.


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Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Paul John McEldon. For local growth services in the North East of England. (Sunderland)

Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Jordan Brian Henderson. Captain, Liverpool Football Club. For services rendered to football and charity, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. (Knutsford, Cheshire. Born in Sunderland.)

Gillian Scott. Most recently, Macmillan Prison Lead for Palliative and End-of-Life Care, County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust. For palliative and end-of-life care services. (Houghton le Spring)

Medalists of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)

Mahtab Morovat. For charity services in Sunderland. (Sunderland)

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