All this week we are featuring the work of amazing people who have made a real difference to the lives of those in their community. We asked you to nominate a "local hero" for the glittering Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards, which take place in London next month.
Today we take a look at the work of Francine Levin, who, for two decades, has made dreams come true for children suffering from cancer. We hear from Jean Baum a former oncology ward clerk and Kerry and Ian Winter the parents of Libby in Mark Witty's report.
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Longest cold spell of winter so far. Bitterly cold with further wintry showers, significant snowfall likely over hills
Demonstrators will gather in Lincoln this morning to protest against proposed cuts to the city's local fire service.
Jon Mitchell with tonight's weather