Margaret Aspinall, from the Hillsborough Family Support Group, is to receive one of Tesco's Mum of the Year awards. Former Spice Girl, Mel C, who was brought up in Merseyside, has been named their Celebrity Mum of the Year.
They will pick up their awards at an event in the Savoy Hotel in London on Sunday March 3.
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