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44 marathons in 44 countries in 44 days

This Pride of Britain nominee has pushed himself to the very limit - by running 44 marathons, in 44 countries in 44 consecutive days.

It's because Pete Thompson from Bournemouth wanted to raise money and awareness, as he feels mental illness remains a stigma.

He filmed his amazing journey and wrote a poem about the issue - to spread the word across Europe. Andrew Pate went to meet him.

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Pride of Britain nominee is helping cancer patients

Now another Pride of Britain regional award nominee - a fantastic fundraiser, Heather Morgan.

Heather began raising money for the Cancer Care Club at her local hospital after she was diagnosed with cancer.For almost 30 years she hasn't stopped - continually raising funds because she wants to give something back, and ease the journey of other cancer patients.

Sarah Saunders went along to meet her.

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