Catherine Zeta Jones, pictured with her husband Michael Douglas and Taylor Lewis, six, is a patron of the Noah’s Ark Appeal, which raises money for the Children’s Hospital for Wales

Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta Jones heads the list of Welsh names honoured by the Queen with a CBE.

Zeta Jones, 40, who grew up around Mumbles, Swansea, said: “I am absolutely thrilled with this honour”.

Composer Karl Jenkins, 66, also becomes a CBE, John Cale, 68, of Velvet Underground fame, an OBE, and ex-Wales football captain Gary Speed an MBE.

Grogg creater John Hughes, 76, of Pontypridd, gets an MBE.

Zeta Jones, who is honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for her services to the film industry and to charity, married into a Hollywood dynasty when she tied the knot with actor and producer Michael Douglas in 2000.

Three years later she won the best supporting actress Oscar in 2003 for her role in the musical Chicago.

“As a British subject, I feel incredibly proud, at the same time it is overwhelming and humbling,” she said.

She added: “And my mum and dad are delighted beyond belief.”

“As a British subject, I feel incredibly proud, at the same time it is overwhelming and humbling”
Catherine Zeta Jones CBE Actress

Among the other recipients, the composer Karl Jenkins, 66, who was already an OBE, receives a CBE for services to music.

A product of Gowerton Grammar School who studied at the University of Wales, Cardiff, and the Royal Academy of Music, London, he was initially a jazz rock musician.

His works include In These Stones Horizons Sing, which was premiered at the opening of the Wales Millennium Centre before the Queen.

Roger Jones, from Gwynedd, a volunteer with Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue team becomes an MBE.

Welsh Local Government Association chief executive Steve Thomas, of Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent, is made a CBE for his services to local government.

Composer Karl Jenkins, of Gower, receives a CBE for services to music

Jean Kirkwood, of Swansea, receives an MBE for her services to visually impaired people in the city, as a founder of Swansea and Gower Talking Magazine and secretary since its inception in 1978.

Consultant clinical oncologist Dr Salah El-Sharkawi receives an MBE for his work at Swansea’s South West Wales Cancer Centre.

Higher education

Also in Swansea, broadcaster and entertainer Kevin Johns is given the MBE for his services for charity.

Among the people from mid Wales recognised with an honour is Professor Noel Lloyd, the vice-chancellor of Aberystwyth University, who receives a CBE for services to higher education in Wales.

Eva Chinnery is awarded an MBE for services to the community in Brecon, Powys, while district nurse Dorothy Cleaton-Davies, of Llandrindod Wells, is rewarded for services to healthcare with an MBE.

For services to the food and drink industry, Bethan Jones of True Food Marketing, in Llanymynech, near Welshpool, also receives an MBE, along with John Lloyd, for services to cycling in mid and north Wales.

In north east Wales, a stalwart of the Girls’ Brigade has been honoured with an MBE.

Joyce Ledgard, 80, said she felt “honoured” and “humbled” to receive the award for her voluntary service to the Girls’ Brigade in Caergwrle, near Wrexham.


She said: “I have been with the Girls’ Brigade since 1946. Back then, there was a Boys’ Brigade in the village and the girls wanted to know why they couldn’t set up a company.

“I went on to be company captain for 30 years. I have retired now, but I’m still the company president.

“I feel so privileged, I simply can’t believe it. It’s wonderful.”

Elsewhere, Carole Anne Roberts, of Ruthin, Denbighshire, is recognised with an MBE for services to North Wales Police.

Nicola Tustain, from Denbighshire, also receives an MBE for services to disability sport, particularly in the equestrian field.

Mario Franz Kreft, of Denbigh, chief executive of the Care Forum Wales, is awarded an MBE for services to social care.

On Anglesey, Barbara Ann Kinsella, 76, said she was “honoured” but “daunted” at being made an MBE.

Her community involvement goes back to 1966 when she was secretary of Cemaes Bay playing field association.

Mrs Kinsella still holds a position on Cemaes Bay lifeboat fundraising committee, is secretary of Cwmni Cemaes Cyf, a tourism and community organisation, and is local co-ordinator and driver for the local meals-on-wheels.

She said: “I’m just an ordinary person, and I just do things because I like to help people in the village, I’m just amazed my name has been put forward.”




Catherine Zeta Jones 与她的丈夫Michael Douglas 和6岁的Taylor Lewis,她是Noah’s Ark Appeal的捐助人,帮助威尔士儿童医院筹集资金

Catherine Zeta Jones凭借英女王授予的大英帝国三等爵士勋章(CBE),登上威尔士荣誉榜榜首。

40岁的Zeta Jones 在Welse,Mumbles长大,她说:很高兴能获得这个荣誉。

66岁的作曲家Composer 也获得CBE,68岁的Velvet Underground因《地下天鹅》成名,获得OBE,前威尔士足球队长Gary Speed 获得MBE。

Pontypridd 76岁的Grogg creater John Hughes 得到MBE.

为她的电影和慈善事业,Zeta Jones在英女王生日时登上荣誉榜单,她于2000年和演员、制片人 Michael Douglas在Hollywood结婚。




在其他人中,66岁的作曲家Karl Jenkins 已经得到OBE,CBE是对于他音乐上的贡献的。

出自于Gowerton Grammar School,在University of Wales, Cardiff, 和伦敦的the Royal Academy of Music学习,最初是一个爵士摇滚音乐家。

他的作品包括In These Stones Horizons Sing 于英女王之前在Wales Millennium Centre首演。

Roger Jones 来自Gwynedd的Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue team 志愿者,成为MBE.

Welsh当地政府部门的首席官员Steve Thomas 因为他的政府服务工作被授予CBE.

Swansea 的Jean Kirkwood被授予MBE,因为他为城市里的视觉障碍患者服务。自1978年以来作为Swansea和Gower Talking杂志的创立者。

临床肿瘤专家Dr Salah El-Sharkaw 成为MBE,他工作于Swansea的威尔士西部癌症中心。

同样,在Swansea,主持人、艺人Kevin John因为他在慈善事业上的贡献,获得MBE。

被视为中部威尔士荣耀的Aberystwyth University 副校长,Noel Lloyd教授 因其为威尔士的高等教育而服务,被授予CBE。

Eva Chinnery 获得MBE 因为在Powys,Brecon的社区服务,以及地区护士来自于Llandrindod wells的Dorothy Cleaton-Davies回馈她的保健服务授予MBE。

对于服务于食品饮料工业,True Food Marketing的Bethan Jones为MBE。和他一起的John Lloyd服务于威尔士中北部为MBE。

威尔士东北部Gilrs’ Brigade获得MBE。

Joyce Ledgard 80岁,她感到很荣幸获得奖励对于她的志愿者服务。




在别处,Carole Anne Roberts 来自于Ruthin,Denbighshire 获得MBE,由于他的北威尔士警察服务。

Mario Franz Kreft, of Denbigh Care Forum Wales的行政总监,获得MBE因为他的社会贡献。

Anglesey 76岁的 Barbara Ann Kinsella 说,荣幸又被吓到,因为获得MBE。

她参与社区工作在1966年之后,当他是Cemaes Bay playing field association秘书的时候

Mrs Kinsella 仍然在Cemaes Bay 救生船基金委员会有职务,是Cwmni Cemaes Cyf的秘书,,一个社区旅游组织,是当地统筹和流动供膳车的驾驶员。




很碎的一篇文章,以后尽量少看娱乐方面的东西,语言句法太碎,不过以后写作想表达被授予等意思时,可以使用give,receive,award,has been honoured with,等,毕竟不在那个氛围中,有些语意仅靠字面意思很难清楚表达出来

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