Pride of Britain Awards 2014

The annual Pride of Britain awards takes place on Monday 6 October in London.

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Pride of Britain: Foster mum who's cared for over 1,200

It was Strictly stardom for our most senior winner at The Pride of Britain Awards last night.

Betty McGlinchey, who lives in Coventry, has been a foster mum extraordinaire. She has looked after more than 1,200 children over 34 years, offering them a loving home when they needed it most.

Sir Bruce Forsyth presented Betty with the Good Morning Britain Local Hero Award.

Tune into ITV at 8pm this evening to watch Sir Bruce lead her into an impromptu waltz across the stage.

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Mother: Stephen 'would have loved' Pride of Britain

The mother of Stephen Sutton said he 'would have loved it' at last night's Pride of Britain awards ceremony in London.

Jane Sutton, who collected a posthumous Pride of Britain award with other family members on his behalf, said: "He would have been laughing knowing that I was up there on the stage because he knew how much I didn't like the limelight."

The 19 year-old, from Burntwood in Staffordshire, raised more than £5 million for the Teenage Cancer Trust before he died of bowel cancer in May.

Stephen Sutton honoured with Pride of Britain award

The family of teenage cancer campaigner Stephen Sutton attended a ceremony in London tonight, to collect the first ever posthumous Pride of Britain award.

The 19 year-old, from Burntwood in Staffordshire, raised more than £5 million for the Teenage Cancer Trust before he died of bowel cancer in May.

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Pride of Britain: The story of Katherine Sinfield

Here is our final ITV Central nominee for this year's Pride of Britain Fundraiser award. We've shortlisted four of your nominations, and tonight its the turn of Katherine Sinfield from Burton on Trent.

Katherine was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia last year and spent months in hospital. During that time she wrote a blog about her good and bad days, which was published in her local newspaper.

As she waited for a potential bone marrow match Katherine threw herself into fundraising, as Jane Hesketh reports.

Pride of Britain: The story of Karl Hinett

All this week we're bringing you the stories of our ITV Pride of Britain fundraiser nominees. People from our region who tirelessly raise money for charities that are close to their hearts.

Tonight we hear from Karl Hinett from Dudley. He was a 19-year-old soldier serving in Iraq, when the tank he was in was petrol bombed. He was flown to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, where the skill and dedication of the staff saved his life. He's now run a marathon every week for the past 2 years all over the world, to raise money for them. Jane Hesketh reports.

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