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It started as just an ordinary day for Juby Mathew as he drove to his friend's house one afternoon. But during that journey he was to face his greatest fear head on, risking his life and becoming a hero as he rescued a little boy from the jaws of a vicious dog.

 

When her own sons boasted of carrying out an unprovoked assault which left a father blind in one eye, Carol Saldinack was compelled to turn them over to the police.

 

Matthew Croucher had less than three seconds to make a decision that could have cost him his life.

 

Harry Gregg has long insisted on being remembered as one of the best goalkeepers in the world, not as a hero.

 

When 10-year-old Damilola Taylor was callously murdered in 2000, instead of turning their grief into bitterness, his parents looked for hope.

 

World War One veteran Henry Allingham remembers things that most of us have only ever read about in textbooks. At the age of 111, his life has spanned three centuries, six monarchs and 21 Prime Ministers.

 

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