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Lisa Case has been named as the Prince’s Trust Young Achiever at the Pride of Birmingham Awards, in partnership with TSB.   Lisa, 24, from Birmingham, suffers with hydrocephalus, a build-up of fluid on the brain that can cause brain damage. She was sexually abused when she was 17, a traumatic ...
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Birmingham’s helicopter heroes have been honoured for saving the life of a heavily-pregnant stabbing victim and her unborn baby.   The Midlands Air Ambulance crew who saved Natalie Queiroz won the Pride of Birmingham Emergency Services Award for their heroism and incredible skill under extreme ...
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Pint-sized charity champion Abbi Bennett has been named as Young Fundraiser of the Year at the Pride of Birmingham Awards.   Abbi, nine, won the prestigious honour for helping to raise £147,000 for Muscular Dystrophy UK despite suffering from a rare form of the muscle wasting disease herself. ...
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Inspirational teen Moin Younis was the toast of the city after winning a Pride of Birmingham Award.   The Handsworth youngster was named as a Teenager of Courage for refusing to let serious illness stop him campaigning to help others. Moin suffers from an agonising and rare genetic skin ...
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A mum who is continuing her son’s legacy of love to help others has been honoured with a Pride of Birmingham Award.   Inspirational Harry Moseley raised more than £750,000 for charity after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour in 2007. And since he passed away in 2011, aged just 11, ...
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An inspirational nurse who returned to the wards despite being paralysed from the waist down has been honoured with a Pride of Birmingham Award.   Michelle Quested was left wheelchair-bound following a car accident in 2010, and spent five months in hospital. But she never gave up on her dream ...
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A great-grandad who sent a gang of armed carjackers packing has been honoured with a Pride of Birmingham Award.   Anthony Mathers, 75, was hauled from his car by robbers who threatened him with a gun and knife in Acocks Green. But he fought them off, and said afterwards: “I was so angry that I ...
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An inspirational charity that feeds the homeless has been honoured with a Pride of Birmingham Award.   Randhir Singh Heer and Parmjit Singh Bahia started the Midland Langar Seva Society, which offers an open kitchen to "all and everyone" in need of food every night of the week. Rooted in ...
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A blind runner who has covered the equivalent of two laps of planet Earth for charity has been named Fundraiser of the Year at the Pride of Birmingham Awards.   Record-breaking Dave Heeley has raised more than £1million for charity along the way in a series of gruelling endurance challenges. ...
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The Royal Centre for Defence Medicine has been honoured at the Pride of Birmingham Awards for its vital leading role in the care and rehabilitation of British service men and women wounded on the frontline.   The Centre was presented with a Judges’ Special Award alongside Help For Heroes, the ...
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Inspirational anti-violence campaigner Marcia Shakespeare has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at Pride of Birmingham.   She was recognised for leading a tireless drive for peace after her daughter was murdered. Marcia has channelled the trauma of losing 17-year-old Letisha ...
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Powerchair football hero Bradley Addison has won a Child of Courage Award at Pride of Birmingham.   The Solihull youngster refused to let serious illness stop him playing the sport he loves, and campaigning to help others. Bradley, 13, dreamed of playing for Aston Villa, but was diagnosed with ...
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Today we arrived at the Assembly Rooms in Newcastle to greet our judging panel comprising of local football legend Steve Howey, TV favourite Denise Welch, Paralympic hero Stephen Miller MBE, ITV Tyne Tees and Border presenter Pam Royle, Strategic Head of Operations for the North East Ambulance Service Douglas McDougall , TSB Area Director Bev Gibson, Pride of Britain Editorial Director Shiraz Lalani and last year’s winner Lynn Lucas. Our chair Darren Thwaites was unfortunately unwell so Chronicle Live Editor Helen Dalby stepped into the role to head up proceedings.

Today we arrived at the Park Regis Hotel in Birmingham to greet our esteemed panel comprising of local celebrities Tony Iommi and Jamelia alongside ITV Central newsreader Sameena Ali-Khan, last year’s Lifetime Achievement winner Marcia Shakespeare, paramedic Darren Neeld, Jane Sutton whose inspirational son Stephen captured the nation with his fundraising and bravery, Padraig Carton from our partners TSB, and the Birmingham Mail’s Paul Cole. 

We're proud to launch this year's Pride of the North East Awards in partnership with TSB, and we need your nominations to find 2018’s deserving and inspirational winners of this incredible region. 

We are delighted to announce that our Pride of Birmingham Awards in partnership with TSB are back for 2018 and we need your help to find the most deserving and inspirational people to honour. Whether they have overcome adversity to help others, transformed the lives of people around them or displayed life-saving courage in a split second, they will make you proud to be a Brummie, and we want to hear all about them.

22 year old Alex Staniforth has overcome anxiety, depression, low self-confidence, eating disorders, bullying, epilepsy and stammering to raise over £85,000 for charity. This year he was shortlisted from thousands of people in the Pride of Britain ITV regional Fundraiser of the Year category after winning the Granada region award.

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