Keeping BMX in the community

12Molly Pattison (Tiverton)

Overcoming illness to keep her local club going

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Founding Duckling Watch

10Mary Harvey (Birmingham)

Helping protect water birds with the support of an army of children

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Bringing different faiths together

9Amir Cheema (Bristol)

A Scout leader building community cohesion and understanding

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Campaigning for defibrillators in schools

8Mark King (Merseyside)

Raising awareness about Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS)

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Supporting male breast cancer survivors

7Terry Bird (Erewash, Derbyshire)

A male breast cancer survivor inspiring others

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The Inspiration Federation

6Danny Glavin (Portsmouth)

Taking everyday heroes into schools

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Rebuilding Boston after the floods

4Mark Whelan (Boston and Lincolnshire)

Getting Boston back on its feet

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Preparing meals for flood victims

3Clare Aparicio (Somerset)

Flood hero from Somerset

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