Lifetime Achievement

2023 Winner Dame Averil Mansfield Pioneering surgeon blazed a trail for women in medicine, becoming the UK’s first female professor of surgery. Born in Blackpool in 1937, Averil was eight when she read a children’s book about surgery and set her heart on becoming a surgeon. Despite the fact there were no family links to […]

TSB Community Hero

2023 Winner Marie Benton Driving force behind the Choir With No Name, empowering homeless and marginalised people to build brighter futures. Marie, 48, was working for homelessness charity St Mungo’s in 2008 when she realised the sense of community and friendship joining a choir had given her when she first moved to London from Bedford […]

Special Recognition

2023 Winner Alan Bates Campaigned tirelessly for almost 20 years to expose the truth about the Post Office Scandal and get justice for subpostmasters whose lives it destroyed . Alan, 68, became a subpostmaster when he and his partner took over a shop which included a post office counter in 1998. By the end of […]

Good Morning Britain Young Fundraiser of the Year

2023 Winner Jack Rigby Schoolboy son of murdered Lee Rigby raised more than £54,000 in memory of his soldier dad. Jack was just two when 25-year-old Lee, of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, was murdered by terrorists outside his barracks in Woolwich, South East London, on May 22, 2013. The youngster, now 13, set out […]

Outstanding Bravery

2023 Winner John Rastrick Lorry driver pulled woman from a burning car seconds before it exploded after motorway crash. John, 69, was driving along the M1 when he witnessed a catastrophic collision that saw a car burst into flames. Stopping immediately, the great-granddad ran towards the inferno as thick smoke and fire engulfed the car. […]

Prince’s Trust Young Achiever

2023 Winner Tskenya-Sarah Frazer Businesswoman, author and community leader who has overcome a series of challenges to support her community and inspire young people. Tskenya, 29, faced a number of challenges growing up. The youngest of five children, she became a carer to her mum Cleo in her teens and was bullied at school for […]