The country's unsung heroes will be honoured tonight, at the Daily Mirror "Pride of Britain Awards".
Among those in the running is Londoner Neil Dowden -- who's in contention because of his remarkable work feeding homeless people.
The award ceremony is taking place at a hotel on Park Lane tonight.
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The plaque at number 16 Cowley Street in Westminster marks the brown brick Georgian townhouse where Sir John lived for 31 years.
A man reportedly armed with several knives has been arrested in Whitehall on suspicion of planning a terror attack, police have said.
Metropolitan Police officer, Tom Harrison, has been crawling the course since the race began on Sunday morning.