From extraordinary bravery - to doing 'their bit' for the community. Some of the region's unsung heroes were honoured at a glitzy awards ceremony on Friday.
The Pride of Reading Awards recognise the achievements of local people and businesses and is hosted by TV's Chris Tarrant.
Mel Bloor sent this from the awards ceremony.
More top news
A British jihadi who has lost two of his brothers in Syria has told ITV News that he intends to stay and fight until he is also killed.
A couple in Portsmouth, who both have life-limiting illnesses, have decorated their house top to bottom to celebrate Halloween
Another unseasonably warm day, with low cloud and mist clearing to leave long sunny spells.