THE extraordinary achievements of people across the region have been recognised in the Queen's latest Birthday Honours List.

The Queen's Birthday Honours List, announced today (Saturday, June 9) recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom.

In total 1,057 people have received an award, including a string of recipients from across the Black Country and north Worcestershire.

Amongst the recipients include Hubert Treasure, of Dudley, a Police Constable for West Midlands Police, who has been recognised with an MBE for for his services to policing.

Young Persons Officer Hughie has developed a programme for primary school pupils on his Sandwell beat who are at risk of exclusion due to their challenging behaviour.

The Teamworx project aims to boost self-confidence, discipline and team working - and it’s helped keep many youngsters in mainstream education.

The 50-year-old - who joined West Midlands Police in 2004 - also works on projects helping to steer children away from crime and anti-social behaviour. It’s included organising trips into prison where they hear first-hand from convicted criminals on the dangers of drink and drug addiction.

Elsewhere in the Black Country, Katherine Bird of Stourbridge has also been recognised.

The Advanced Nurse Practitioner works at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and has been recognised for services to vulnerable teenagers.

For more on Katherine's achievement's click here.

Cradley Heath's David John Pearce, a trustee at the Midland Freewheelers Blood Bikes Charity, has become a Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM) for voluntary and charitable services to Healthcare.

Oldbury's Victor Paul Silvester has been honoured too for charitable and political services.

In Worcestershire, Phillip Lewis Ward has been honoured as a Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM) for services to the community in Bayton and Clows Top, Kidderminster.

Bewdley's Janet Susan Price has also received the honour for services to charity and the community in Bewdley, Worcestershire.

And Bromsgrove's Julie Clements has been honoured as an Member of the Order of the British Empire for her services to public sector diversity and young people.

Mrs Clements has held roles as Lately Executive Officer, Midlands Clerical and Client Payment Services Team, and the Department for Work and Pensions.