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26 October 2020 10:49

Pride of Britain Awards United Kingdom Emily Atack

PC Claire Bond, 48, from Staffordshire, suffered a shattered leg after she was ran over by drug dealer Gurajdeep Malhi in September 2018. A year after the incident, PC Bond took part in the same race where she raised for the charity Care of Police Survivors. The awards ceremony, run by the Daily Mirror in partnership with TSB, will be broadcast on ITV on November 1 from 9pm. The ceremony's host, Carol Vorderman, said: "Our winners are the perfect representation of the way the nation has pulled together in 2020. A mum whose baby son and husband died within five days of each other is set to be honoured at this year's Pride of Britain awards.

Rhian Mannings, née Burke, will be given a special recognition award for her work with the bereavement charity 2 Wish Upon A Star. Rhian, who admitted she could barely function for months, said the turning point came when she launched 2 Wish Upon A Star to support others suffering from the sudden loss of a child or young person, giving them the help she and Paul never had. Commenting on the Pride of Britain award, Rhian said: "It's amazing. These awards really do mean a lot to me as they recognise everyday people, especially at the moment when there are so many incredible key workers deserving of things like this. The charity is now working with almost every accident and emergency department in Wales and operates family rooms in hospitals to provide a private place of comfort and support after sudden bereavement.

It also works with police forces, offers counselling and support to people who have lost a young person suddenly, as well as those who have witnessed a sudden death. But like many other charities, Rhian said 2 Wish Upon a Star has been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Former teacher Rhian, from Miskin, Pontyclun, said the Pride of Britain awards hold a special place in her heart. Rhian, who was awarded an MBE in 2019, said that while very few children had died from Covid-19, the charity had seen a surge in young people taking their own lives since March. This year's Pride of Britain Awards will feature celebrities and public figures including HRH Prince Charles, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, David Beckham OBE, Dame Julie Walters, Dame Helen Mirren, Sir David Jason, Anthony Joshua, Ant & Dec, Rita Ora, Pixie Lott, Stephen Fry, Michael Sheen, Captain Sir Tom Moore, Kate Garraway, Katherine Jenkins, Marcus Rashford MBE, Ore Oduba, Olly Murs, Joanna Lumley OBE, Joe Wicks, Sir Trevor McDonald, Laura Whitmore and Kathryn Ryan all honouring this year's inspirational winners.

Host Carol Vorderman said: "Our winners are the perfect representation of the way the nation has pulled together in 2020. "People have faced challenges unlike anything we could have imagined, but we have all helped each other through them, and that is what Pride of Britain is all about. The Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards will be broadcast on ITV at 9pm on November 1. NHS frontline workers and Captain Sir Tom Moore honoured at Pride of Britain Awards Host Carol Voderman said the winners "are the perfect representation of the way the nation has pulled together in 2020" The heroes of this year's coronavirus pandemic have been honoured at the Pride of Britain Awards. NHS frontline workers, footballer-turned-food poverty activist Marcus Rashford, and Captain Sir Tom Moore have all been recognised for their efforts to help the nation during the crisis.

The awards have been presented by a host of famous faces including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, David Beckham and TV duo Ant and Dec. Host Carol Vorderman said the winners "are the perfect representation of the way the nation has pulled together in 2020". Captain Sir Tom Moore who will be honoured for raising £33 million for the NHS by walking 100 laps of his garden (PA) NHS workers have been given a special recognition award, presented by the Duke and Duchess, for their life-saving actions in the pandemic, after organisers said they received thousands of nominations for the health service. Tony Hudgell, who had to have both his legs amputated in 2017 as a result of abuse suffered at the hands of his birth parents, captured the hearts of tens of thousands of people when he completed a heroic walking challenge this summer. The six-year-old has been given the Good Morning Britain young fundraiser award. Mr Rashford has been given a special recognition award for his ongoing campaigning to help feed vulnerable children, after his work forced a Government U-turn on free school meals in England this summer. Sir Ben Helfgott has been recognised with the lifetime achievement award for his tireless work to help fellow survivors and educate younger generations about the Holocaust. Lord Herman Ouseley receives a special recognition award for his work campaigning for racial equality in football for more than two decades and establishing the anti-discrimination charity Kick It Out. Sir Tom, a Second World War veteran who raised £33 million for the NHS by walking 100 laps of his garden, was presented with his special recognition award earlier this year live on television. Carol Vorderman, who is providing commentary for the awards alongside Diversity star Ashley Banjo, said: "[This year] people have faced challenges unlike anything we could have imagined, but we have all helped each other through them, and that is what Pride of Britain is all about." The Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards, in partnership with TSB, will be broadcast on ITV on November 1 at 9pm. Our Pride of Britain newsletter brings you awards news and inspiring stories - don't miss out! The BT Tower and iconic London Eye have tonight been lit up to begin the countdown to The Daily Mirror's Pride of Britain Awards. The Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards, in partnership with TSB, will be broadcast on November 1 at 9pm.