With less than a month to go until the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards, ITV News Anglia is revealing your finalists for the Local Hero Award.
This week we'll be showing you the remarkable stories of the four nominees.
One winner will go on to represent the region at the national award ceremony and hopefully be named the overall winner.
Our fourth finalist is Karen Stock from Shoeburyness in Essex.
After starting the extended schools team at a local high school eight years ago, she now runs a jobs club, a debating group and helps the local food bank.
Click below to find out more about her.
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