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.
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