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Pride of Britain 2013

We're looking for people who go the extra mile to be a real force for good in their neighbourhood. They could be volunteers or professionals, who go way above and beyond the call of duty.

They're the people you just want to say a big 'thank-you' to, and see their story featured on ITV.

Our ITV Local Hero regional winner Wendy Brading Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

People like our 2012 ITV Local Hero winner for the Tyne Tees and Border region, Wendy Brading.

Wendy runs a lunch club in Middlesbrough for anyone in the area who is homeless, lonely or in need.

The lunch club at The Christian Centre in Middlesbrough Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The Local Hero award will form part of the Daily Mirror's Pride of Britain Awards, which will be screened later this year on ITV.

Our regional winner will attend the star-studded awards in London in October, when the overall Local Hero winner for the UK will be unveiled.

ITV Local Hero Award 2013 Credit: ITV

So, if you know someone who deserves this unique recognition, you can nominate them by going to http://www.itv.com/prideofbritain/.

Complete the form and tell us in no more than 500 words why your nominee deserves this award.

If you are under 18, please gain parent or guardian permission before you nominate or please seek parent or guardian permission of your nominee if they are under 18 years.

The closing date for entries is Friday 16th August at midnight.

Full terms and conditions can be found at itv.com/terms