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Nominee set up choir for those with mental health issues

Video. This week, we are trying to find the ITV News' most worthy Local Hero, as part of the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain awards. We will have four nominees, put forward by you, with the winner going to a star-studded event in London.

We start with a woman who has put her own problems behind her to help others. Eleanor Caldon suffers from Bipolar Disorder, but that has not stopped her setting up the Mustard Seed Singers, a choir to help people with mental health issues. Ruje Yasmin reports.


Creating happiness through football

Jim Cook is our fourth - and final nominee for a Daily Mirror Pride of Britain award, and our search for a local ITV hero.

Jim Cook from Hampshire is a former addict who's managed to turn his life around - and has also helped many others.

He's done it through football, providing a focus and a purpose, for those struggling to manage. Rachel Hepworth went to meet him, and his team, on the training pitch.

Triggering memories of old

Fiona Godfrey is the latest of our nominees for a Daily Mirror Pride of Britain award - and our search for an ITV local hero.

She's an incredible woman. Fiona and her fellow volunteers run special 'memory' classes for elderly patients with dementia.

For the people they help, it's a chance to talk about the old times - and a way of tackling the confusion of dementia. Sarah Saunders reports.

The woman who's devoted her life to feeding the homeless

She's been described as an angel on earth, and for almost quarter of a century she's devoted her life to feeding the homeless.

Ma Smith leads a team of volunteers at a soup kitchen in Oxford, but what she offers is much more than just a meal.

She's one of our four nominees for a Pride of Britain Award who we'll be featuring this week. Rachel Hepworth has Ma Smith's story.



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