2012 Chamberlain Awards finalists revealed

The finalists for the 2012 Chamberlain Awards have been revealed ahead of next months' ceremony.

The awards are designed to celebrate the work of individuals who have gone above and beyond in their daily role to help the community.

Councillor Muhammad Afzal, said: "This has been a very memorable year for the whole of the UK. Thanks to both the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics, we have seen an abundance of community spirit."

The awards categories and finalists can be viewed on the Chamberlain Awards website.