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Pride of Britain Fundraiser Award 2014

Eight amazing fundraisers from the Anglia region have been shortlisted for a Pride of Britain Award. One will be selected as the regional winner from the East of the Anglia region and one from the West of the Anglia region.

There were selected from among hundreds of nominations sent in by ITV Anglia viewers and readers of the Daily Mirror.

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Austin Cornish's childhood tragedy inspired him to become a tireless fundraiser

Pride of Britain Fundraiser Award finalist for the East of the Anglia region

AUSTIN CORNISH

Austin Cornish from Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk was three years old he lost his father in an air disaster in the 1970s.

How people helped his family at that difficult time inspired him to become a tireless campaigner who's raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for local good causes.

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