Pride of Britain East 2017: Meet the nominees

Meet the nominees in our ITV Fundraiser awards, which is part of the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards.

Each year, ITV West Country - along with other ITV regions - whittles down those unsung heroes you've nominated to four people who you will have seen featuring each night.

On Friday, we'll reveal which of them is crowned Regional Winner. Along with winners from ITV's other regions (and West Country's West group), they get to attend the star-studded ceremony in London later this month.

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Pride of Britain West Country Winner - John Wilkins

All week we've been hearing the incredible stories of our Pride of Britain finalists, who've been nominated in the regional fundraiser of the year category.

We asked for your nominations for people in our region that go the extra mile to help others and raise money for charity.

This year's winner is former paratrooper John Wilkins who has raised £300,000 for good causes through his love of skydiving.

He'll be heading to the glitzy Daily Mirror Pride of Britain awards later this month. Take a look at the moment he found out below:

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