THREE people from the Henley area were recognised in the New Year’s Honours.
Dominic Mahony, of Cuxham Road, Watlington, was made a MBE for services to modern pentathlon.
Julia Carrick, from Hambleden, was awarded an OBE. She has worked in the British luxury industry for almost 30 years.
Geoff Whittaker, from Watlington, was awarded the British Empire Medal for his charity work.
Mr Mahony, 49, who won a bronze medal at the Seoul Olympics in 1988, has served his sport in a voluntary capacity for more than 20 years.