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Northwest Pride of Britain Winners

It's the awards ceremony where A-list celebrities play second fiddle to some of Britain's unsung heroes. The Daily Mirror Pride of Britain awards took place in London last night.

David Beckham, Prince Charles and Robbie Williams were there. Among the winners they paid tribute to - a couple from Wythenshawe who work with troubled young people and the Cumbrian schoolgirl Alice Pyne. Our reporter Sarah Rogers has more:

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Pride of Britain: Local Hero winners

Ann Panks, 74, and husband Terry, 76, have opened their home to over 1,000 desperate, homeless young men. The pair from Wythenshawe converted an old police station into a family home taking up to 10 people, referred by social services, charitable organisations or by the probation service.

They've been awarded the Pride of Britain Local Hero award. Click the video to see the work they do. The ceremony will be shown on ITV1 at 8pm tonight.

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