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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