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TONIGHT: Pride of Britain honours North West heroes

Tonight on ITV Granada, there's a chance to see those who've made a difference to life here in the North West honoured in the Pride of Britain Awards.

Among them are the medics who dealt with the aftermath of the attack on Manchester Arena in May.

Watch: North West stars honoured at Pride of Britain Awards

There was a standing ovation last night for the medics who helped those injured in the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena.

The emergency responders received special recognition from Prince William at the Pride of Britain Awards.

And two unsung heroes from Liverpool were also honoured.

Our correspondent Andy Bonner sent us this report from the red carpet.

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Judges choose their Pride of Granada 2017 winner!

John Hammon, Jackie Wild, Alex Staniforth and Andy Roughley are the Granada Fundraiser of the Year finalists Credit: ITV Granada

It's time to find out who we'll be sending to the Pride of Britain awards

This week we've been watching the stories of four very worthy candidates hoping to become the north west's Fundraiser of the Year.

Well now a panel of judges including Dr Farhan Ali, a surgeon who worked in the aftermath of the Manchester bombing, and Coronation Street actor Cherylee Houston have selected their winner.

Our correspondent Andy Bonner reveals all....

WATCH: Pride of Britain Awards

All week we have heard inspiring stories of people going that extra mile to help others.

They are all in with a chance of representing the North West at the prestigious Pride of Britain awards later this month.

Tonight Andy Bonner's in Stockport to meet a gentle giant whose charity work makes him very hard to ignore.

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WATCH: Pride of Britain Awards

All week we've been bringing you stories of remarkable people, who are in with a chance to represent the North West at the Pride of Britain Awards.

The star studded ceremony is held later this month and will celebrate volunteers, carers and fundraisers who go that extra mile.

Tonight Andy Bonner is in Cheshire to meet a man who's reached great heights after battling with mental health problems.

WATCH: Pride of Britain Awards

Jackie Wild Credit: ITV Granada Reports

At the end of the month, the Pride of Britain awards will celebrate the country's un-sung heroes - carers, volunteers and fundraisers who make a huge difference.

All week, we're bringing you stories of remarkable people - all in with a chance to represent the North West at the awards in London.

Tonight we're in Wirral, where Andy Bonner meets a mum on a mission - to raise money for the hospice which looked after her terminally ill son.

WATCH: Pride of Britain Awards

John Hammond Credit: ITV Granada Reports

At the end of the month, the Pride of Britain awards will celebrate the country's un-sung heroes - carers, volunteers and fundraisers who make a real difference.

This week our correspondent Andy Bonnerwill be bringing us stories of special people from our region - all in with a chance to represent the North West at the awards in London.

Tonight we're in Birkenhead to meet a fundraiser who just keeps on running - and is now spurring on others to get fit.

Mother who set up a charity after her child choked wins national award

A mother who set up a charity after her daughter choked has won a national award.

Joanne Thompson successfully fought for compulsory first aid training for nursery and pre-school staff.

Meanwhile the Granada Pride of Britain winner Karen Johnson is in the running for the national fundraiser award.

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