It's been just a day since Anne Scarfe from Plymouth was honoured at the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain awards with the ITV Local Hero national award.
She returned home to Plymouth today, no doubt feeling a little exhausted after an extraordinary 48 hours.
Our reporter Seth Conway caught up with her.
A west country pensioner is the Pride of Britain.
Anne Scarfe volunteers as a street pastor helping revellers in need. She also runs a lunch club for the homeless and works at two soup kitchens.
She's a Local Hero and Anne has been named Britain's best volunteer.
Seth Conway reports.
Anne Scarfe became the national winner of the Pride of Britain Local Hero category.
Anne volunteers as a street pastor in Plymouth, but last night it was her turn to celebrate as she was joined by television presenters Phillip Schofield and Christine Bleakley:
The national winner of the Pride of Britain Local Hero category is an inspirational lady who makes us all feel tired just thinking of the amount she does, and she's in her eighties.
Anne Scarfe from Plymouth volunteers as a street pastor, she works at two different soup kitchens in the week as well as help run a lunch club for homeless people.
Claire Manning has her story.
The Pride of Britain Awards take place this evening at a star-studded ceremony in London.
86 year old Anne Scarfe will be there representing the West Country. Anne volunteers as a street pastor, helping out in soup kitchens for the homeless. She'll be competing for the Local Hero Award.
The Pride of Britain Local Hero Award 2013 for the West Country is Anne Scarfe from Plymouth.
Anne is in her 80s and volunteers as a street pastor, works at two different soup kitchens in the week and helps run a lunch club for homeless people.
Claire Manning went to give her the good news:
The Pride of Britain Local Hero Award 2013 for the West Country is Sarah Stenning.
Sarah supports army wives in Warminster and co-founded their choir.
She will now represent the region at the national awards in a glitzy event hosted by Carol Vordeman and broadcast here on ITV.
Nominated for this year's Pride of Britain awards is Luke Tillen.
He's a remarkable man from Torquay who runs a charity that allows children and families - many of who have terminal illnesses - to go on holiday.
He does all this despite working full-time running a family business.
Claire Manning has his story.
We've been to Exeter to meet our fourth and final nominee in the Pride of Britain 'Local Hero' Award.
Neil Parsons set up Lympstone Boxing Club 45 years ago and devotes around five days and nights a week to the club, which is now based in Exmouth - and he does all this unpaid.
Claire Manning went to meet him:
We've been to Malmesbury in Wiltshire to meet our fourth and final nominee for this year's regional Pride of Britain Local Hero Award.
Alison Cross-Jones says she is dedicating her life to helping others less fortunate than herself.
Laura Makin-Isherwood went to meet her: