People from Pembrokeshire have been recognised for their work in the New Year’s Honours.

Half a dozen recipients have been included on the annual list, including a CBE for Dyfrig Dafydd Joseff John, for services to the financial industry. The former Ysgol Preseli pupil from Clynderwen went on to be the deputy chairman and chief executive of HSBC Bank.

The former chief executive of the Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire Local Health Board and current director of Primary Care, Community and Mental Health Services at Hywel Dda NHS Trust, Bernardine Rees was awarded an OBE for services to the NHS in Wales.

Tailor, Timothy Everest, originally from Pembrokeshire, was awarded an MBE for services to the fashion industry.

Also receiving an MBE are Valerie Hazel Jackson for services to the community in Newcastle Emlyn and George Lewis Mathias from Tenby for services to agriculture.

Sergeant Barry John from Neyland, who has been based at the Army careers Office in Haverfordwest for six years, was awarded an MBE for his work.

Sgt John will be posted back to Tidworth later this month to rejoin his regiment, the Royal Welsh, in the role as assistant retention officer.