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Plymouth pensioner is the Pride of Britain

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.

Pride of Britain Awards 2013 tonight in London

Prince Charles presenting awards at Pride of Britain 2012. Credit: Press Association

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.


Pride of Britain Local Hero Award winner announced

Sarah Stanning is the West Country's Pride of Britain Local Hero Award 2013. Credit: ITV News West Country

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.

Pride of Britain: The man who helps unwell children go on once in a lifetime trips

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.

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