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The leading war surgeon has operated under fire in the world’s most dangerous places, risking his life to save others in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria

 

Britain’s awe-inspiring athletes rewrote the history books at the Rio Games, sending records tumbling and surpassing all expectations

 

An inspirational nurse who returned to the wards despite being paralysed from the waist down has been honoured with a Pride of Birmingham Award.

 

At 94, most people have given up working long ago - but not Harry Mercer! Harry, from North Shields, has been volunteering for over 70 years and says he’ll never stop working for others.

Born with half a heart and undergoing a record-breaking operation minutes after birth, Chanel Murrish is certainly a miracle; defying the odds and the predictions of doctors who feared she was unlikely to survive.

From the first paramedic on the scene to life-saving hospital doctors and nurses, the response to the Manchester Arena attack showed the NHS at its absolute best

“Soil sleuth” has pioneered forensic techniques that have helped solve more than 100 crimes, and put some of the UK’s most notorious killers behind bars

The world’s oldest female solo skydiver, raising money and awareness for her pioneering charity work with disabled children and young people

For many people the West End Food Bank in Newcastle provides a lifeline to surviving in austerity Britain. Set up by Michael Nixon and his late friend Steve Metcalfe in 2013 the food bank is now the biggest in Britain.

 A street sweeper for 35 years, Peter Woodmansey officially retired 17 years ago - but he still spends two hours every day diligently sweeping the streets of Darlington.

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