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Tony 'the Fridge' wins Pride of Britain Fundraiser Award

The North East fundraiser known as Tony the Fridge has won ITV Fundraiser of the Year at the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards.

Tony Phoenix-Morrison, from Hebburn, was nominated by ITV News Tyne Tees viewers for the Local Fundraiser award. And he has beaten 14 other nominees from every other region in the country.

Tony Phoenix-Morrison has run thousands of miles carrying his 42kg fridge Credit: PA

Tony raises money for charity by running thousands of miles with a fridge strapped to his back. His award was presented at a star-studded ceremony in London by celebrity chefs Jamie Oliver, Paul Hollywood, and Mary Berry.

The Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards will be televised on Tuesday, 7th October at 8pm on ITV.

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