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Pride of Britain nominees: Linsay Medica

Linsay Medica from Leeds has been nominated for Fundraiser of the Year at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards. In 2009 she set up the charity Little Hiccups after finding there to be no local support groups for parents of disabled children. She has helped raise over £65,000 which pays for group activities and days out for families with children who have complex conditions.

Pride of Britain nominees: Kevin Megson

Kevin Megson from East Yorkshire has been nominated for Fundraiser of the Year at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards. He is hoping his work means other men won't go through his experience of being diagnosed with prostate cancer. Over the past five years he has raised more than £80,000 for Prostate Cancer UK and is active in giving workplace talks to make men more aware of the disease.


Pride of Britain launch in Leeds

Emmerdale stars took a break from filming to join the Pride of Britain bus as it stopped at our studios here in Leeds in the search for the regions unsung heroes

Emmerdale stars join Pride of Britain bus tour

The coach is travelling one thousand miles, up and down the country to let people everywhere nominate members of their community who do extraordinary things to help others.

This years winner will be announced in October at a star-studded event in London.

Emmerdale stars join Pride of Britain bus tour

Video: Pride of Britain Awards highlights

It's the night when Britain honours its unsung heroes. A star-studded ceremony in London when inspirational stories of bravery, courage and sacrifice take centre stage.

For one night only at the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain awards all the applause is for ordinary people doing extraordinary things. They're the stars - and the celebrities take a back seat. And it was a very special night for one of our region's veteran fundraisers. Daniel Harris was there.

Fundraiser of the Year Jean buzzing with pride at No 10

David Cameron shares a joke with Hull's "Bee Lady" Jean Bishop Credit: Downing Street

Jean Bishop from Hull, who dresses as a bee to raise cash for Age Concern, and was named Fundraiser of the Year at the Pride of Britain awards joined other Unsung Heroes at Downing Street this morning.

91-year-old Jean has become well known in the region and has raised more than £90,000.

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