Pride of Britain awards

The Pride of Britain Awards tonight will recognise acts of courage, selflessness and achievement by ordinary people across the country.

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Team GB heroes to be honoured

Britain's London 2012 stars will be honoured tonight at an awards ceremony to celebrate the country's unsung heroes.

Great Britain's medal winners Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Olympic and Paralympic gold medal winners will receive a special recognition award for their achivements this summer at the Daily Mirror's Pride of Britain Awards.

Pride of Britain Award for Doreen Lawrence

Doreen Lawrence, the mother of murdered black teenager Stephen, will also be presented with a lifetime achievement award for her tireless campaign for justice for her son.

Doreen Lawrence, mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

It took more than 18 years for Stephen's killers to be convicted in January this year, while an inquiry into police corruption during the investigation of the racist murder was ordered in June.

Doreen has opened the Stephen Lawrence Centre which offers free courses in IT, creative arts and multimedia.

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