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As is always the case, many of those named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours live or work in Edinburgh.

The iconic view from Calton Hill

Mrs Katherine Sally MCMATH is awarded the OBE. Mrs McMath lives in Curries and is the County President, Girlguiding West Lothian. She is honoured for services to Girlguiding and the community in West Lothian. She has been involved in Girlguiding since she joined the Brownies in Linlithgow.

Ms Barbara Pettigrew ALLISON Director, Communications, Ministerial Support and Facilities, Scottish Government has been awarded the CBE for public service.

Director, Communications, Ministerial Support and Facilities, Scottish Government receives the CBE for public service.

Dr Alison Janet ELLIOT, OBE the former Associate Director, Centre for Theology and Public Issues, University of Edinburgh receives the CBE for public service.

Professor Carole HILLENBRAND, OBE Emerita Professor, Islamic History, University of Edinburgh and Professor, University of St Andrews receives the CBE for services to the Understanding of Islamimic History.

Dr Ethel QUAYLE Reader in Clinical Psychology, COPINE Research Project, University of Edinburgh receives the CBE for services to the Online Welfare of Children and Young People.

David John CLIMIE who was Project Director, The Forth Replacement Crossing Project, Transport Scotland is given the OBE for services to Engineering.

Professor Robert John McArthur CRAIK Provost Emeritus, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia receives the OBE for services to Higher Education.

Dr Andrew Kerr FRASER Director of Public Health Science, NHS Health Scotland is awarded the OBE for services to Healthcare.

Former MSP Robin Harper

Robin Charles Moreton HARPER, formerly the first Green MSP to be elected in Scotland, and lately Chairman, Scottish Wildlife Trust has received the OBE for services to Nature Conservation and Public Life in Scotland.

Professor Phillip JOHN Executive Chair, SCHOLAR Forum, also receives the OBE for services to Education in Scotland.

Norman Springford at the launch of the design competition for the new Ross Bandstand with the then Culture Convener Richard Lewis

Norman SPRINGFORD who was Executive Chairman, Apex Hotels and who has donated funds to the City of Edinburgh Council to allow redevelopment of the Ross Bandstand receives the OBE for services to the Scottish Tourism Industry.

Ms Lindsey Margaret WATT formerly Headteacher of Castleview Primary School receives the OBE for services to Education in Edinburgh. This school got a rave review in an inspection five years ago.

Dr Valerie Rose DOHERTY (MRS THOMAS) Consultant Dermatologist, The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Chair, Scottish Melanoma Group is awarded the OBE or services to Cancer Care.

Alexander JACKSON receives the OBE for services to Cross Country running. In 2016 he was given an Unsung Hero award by Scottish Athletics. He is a keen runner but took up the position of secretary of East District XC League in the 1980s.

Colin MCEACHRAN is awarded the OBE for services to Target Shooting and Commonwealth Games Scotland. He was the first secretary of the Scottish Shooting Council.

Ms Sharon Anne MOORE Industry Technical Leader for Travel and Transportation, IBM UK Ltd receives the OBE for services to Women in Technology Based Industries.

Ms Valerie Morag MUNRO Trustee and former Chair, North Edinburgh Arts receives the OBE for services to Community Arts and Regeneration. An actress and singer she has been involved in many productions at North Edinburgh Arts.

Mrs Diane Margaret ROSS receives the OBE for services to the Scouting Movement and the community in Edinburgh.

Ronald Kenneth SLOAN Chairman, SportsAid Scotland receives the OBE for services to Sport and Charity.

Mrs Ann Marr WELLS World War One Commemorations Officer, Scottish Government receives the OBE for services to the History of World War One in Scotland.

Alastair PAISLEY who was until 2012 councillor for the Pentland Hills Ward receives the British Empire Medal.

Alexander Hugh McCormack BEGBIE Chief People Officer, Standard Life receives the British Empire Medal for services to Business and Social Inclusion.