Meet some of the Pride of Britain nominees

Over the Summer we asked you to nominate a top fundraiser from the region who's worked tirelessly to raise money for a good cause. This week we will be taking a look at some of those nominees and the work they have done.

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Pride of Britain nominees: Kris King

Kris King has been nominated for Fundraiser of the Year at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards.

Kris has dedicated his fundraising to the man who raised him - Dr Phil Stavish. Phil died in April this year after battling Huntingdon's Disease.

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Pride of Britain nominees: Shazhad Athar

Shazhad Ahmed Athar from Sheffield has been nominated for Fundraiser of the Year at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards.

Since moving to South Yorkshire five years ago he has worked with youngsters in the city to raise money for a number of worthy causes.

Grace Melody Gardner reports:

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Pride of Britain nominees: Paul Bottomley

Paul Bottomley is from Sowerby Bridge in West Yorkshire.

He has been supporting the Macmillan cancer unit in Halifax since his wife Jane was diagnosed with cancer two years ago.

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Pride of Britain nominees: Shelley Richmond

Shelley Richmond from South Yorkshire has been nominated for Fundraiser of the Year at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards.

Shelley volunteers at South Yorkshire-based dog shelter, Rain Rescue.

In the past 18 months she has raised more than £8,000. Martin Fisher has been to meet her:

Pride of Britain nominees: Linsay Medica

Linsay Medica from Leeds has been nominated for Fundraiser of the Year at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards. In 2009 she set up the charity Little Hiccups after finding there to be no local support groups for parents of disabled children. She has helped raise over £65,000 which pays for group activities and days out for families with children who have complex conditions.

Pride of Britain nominees: Kevin Megson

Kevin Megson from East Yorkshire has been nominated for Fundraiser of the Year at the 2014 Pride of Britain Awards. He is hoping his work means other men won't go through his experience of being diagnosed with prostate cancer. Over the past five years he has raised more than £80,000 for Prostate Cancer UK and is active in giving workplace talks to make men more aware of the disease.

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Pride of Britain nominees: Dr Kate Granger

Dr Kate Granger has been nominated for a Pride of Britain Award in the Fundraiser of the Year category. She has used her own experience of terminal cancer to help others. Grace Melody-Gardner reports.

Pride of Britain nominees: Mark Smith

Mark Smith has been nominated for a Pride of Britain Award in the Fundraiser of the Year catergory. Mark's campaigning for cycle helmets to be made compulsory after his son was involved in an accident in Lincolnshire. Grace Melody-Gardner reports.

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