SIX East Lothian residents have been recognised by the Queen in the New Year Honours.

Diana Murray, who has worked in the cultural and historic environment sector for more than 40 years, receives a CBE.

Mrs Murray, 66, who lives in Dirleton is chairperson of Arts & Business Scotland and a director of the Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick.

She was chief executive of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland and served as CEO of Historic Scotland.

She is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and Royal Society of Edinburgh and a trustee of a number of Scottish charities.

Her CBE is in recognition of his services to the cultural and historic environment in Scotland.

Maureen O’Neill, from Ormiston, is a part-time director of charity Faith in Older People (FiOP).

She has been awarded an OBE for services to older people and voluntary organisations.

FiOP works with volunteers, health and social care workers and members of faith communities to promote and support an understanding of spiritual care and issues around ageing.

Jane Whinnett, of Haddington, was awarded an MBE for her services to early childhood education.

The nursery headteacher is also a director of The Froebel Trust.

Wilma Shalliday received an MBE in recognition of her work with the WW100 Scotland commemorations.

Wilma, 53, from Muselburgh, is a director of Drummond International, where she works alongside former Loretto headmaster Professor Norman Drummond.

And when Professor Drummond CBE was appointed to chair the Scottish Commemorations Panel, Wilma became part of the team behind WW100 Scotland - remembering those who lost their lives in World War One in its centenary year.

Also on the New Year’s Honours list was Andrew Gordon, who received a British Empire Medal (BEM).

The 52-year-old was given the award for services to football and the community in East Lothian.

Mr Gordon has been involved with Longniddry Villa Football Club for 16 years in various capacities, including secretary. He has now been the club’s chairman for more than a decade and also coaches the club's under-15s.

Fiona Alderson, from North Berwick’s Trainers Brae, is technical services manager in the school of engineering at the University of Edinburgh, and was given a BEM for services to engineering and education.