THERE were celebrations today in several Huddersfield households.

Eleven local people were included in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

They included Kirklees Council chief executive Rob Vincent, cultural leader Marcia Hutchinson and University of the Third Age official Ted Duggan, 80, of Linthwaite.

There is also a Queen’s Police Medal for police sergeant John McFadzean.

Poet Simon Armitage has also been honoured for his work while Yorkshire Sculpture Park boss Peter Murray has been recognised.

See the Examiner later this morning for the full list and report.