Just before the Olympics, we launched our search for local heroes, as part of this year's Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards.
We wanted you to nominate people who go the extra mile to make a real difference to their communities and we've now whittled down the nominations to a shortlist of four.
First up is Freddy Totesaut from Brent in north London.
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