Little Ollie Cartwright is the true face of courage after enduring 130 major operations
to remodel his skull - and save his life.
more about Ollie's story
To battle against cancer at any age is horrendous - but to survive it, suffer the
heartbreak of losing a best friend and yet still think of others at Katy Miles's
tender years defies belief.
about Katy's story
When a bus driver slumped unconscious at the wheel Irene King's swift actions saved
dozens of lives and prevented a pile-up on a busy motorway.
more about Irene's story
When a car swerved out of control and careered into a tree Alan Forrester did not
hesitate to pull a boy and his unconscious mother from the burning wreckage - just
seconds before it exploded.
about Alan's story
Young brothers Daniel and Jason Rodd showed bravery beyond their years when they
saved the lives of three adults who were drowning at sea.
about Daniel and Jason's story
All Anthony Crompton intended to do when he went to his local garage was buy a bottle
of coke. Instead he risked his life to single-handedly take on two armed robbers
- and was stabbed eight times.
more about Anthony's story
People living in Camden's notorious Clarence Way estate were too frightened to act
against the junkies and the gangs operating near their homes.
more about Silla's story
Imagine standing up in front of hundreds of people and delivering a powerful and
moving speech - at the age of just ten.
more about Kirsteen's story
One headteacher has made going to school an out-of-this world experience for the
children - literally.
more about Linda's story
When their mother died suddenly, Stacey Heywood and her brother and sister were
sent to different care homes. But thanks to Stacey's incredible sacrifice the family
are now back together.
more about Stacey's story
At only five years old Samantha Block's childhood was robbed from her after she
was abused and put into care.
more about Samantha's story
No high street is complete without a charity shop. But such a phenomenon could never
have been achieved had it not been for the energy and enterprise of one man.
more about Joe's story
PC Mark Plant caught and arrested a robber by stepping in front his car and clinging
onto the roof as it swerved through rush-hour traffic at up to 50mph.
more about PC Plant's story
When Beverley De-Gale's son Daniel was diagnosed with leukaemia for the second time
in 1995, a bone marrow transplant was his only chance.
about Beverley and Orin's story
Most youngsters with dreams of being spacemen forget them as they grow up but not
Piers Sellers, who this year broke the British record for the longest amount of
about Piers's story
When Little Britain comedian David Walliams said he was going to swim the Channel
most people thought he was having a laugh.
more about David's story
The wide-spread devastation and loss of life following the catastrophic earthquake
in south Asia last year was enormous.
more about 59 Independent Commando's story
The stabbing of a young pregnant mother in what has been dubbed by the police as
the safest county of Britain shocked the nation.
more about Abigail's story
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