Military wives

182Emma Hanlon-Penny (Exeter)

Using personal experience and music to support the military wives community in the UK

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Mountain rescue

181Mario Di Maio (Aberdeen)

Decades dedicated to completing some of the most grueling challenges to save lives

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Post pals

180Vikki George (Surrey)

Connecting with children to help them through tough times

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Toys united

178Shelley Schachter-Cahm (Haringey)

Collecting and distributing tens of thousands of toys and books to developing countries

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Quilting for Scotland

177Ann Hill (Dumfries)

Creating thousands of personalised quilts for sufferers of Alzheimers by teaching others

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Swimming after surgery

176Fiona Smith (Telford)

Using personal experience to bring confidence back to others through swimming

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Wrap up London

175Elizabeth Grier-Menager (London)

Collecting thousands of coats for those in need over the winter months

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Smartphone activated medics

173Mark Wilson (London)

Using modern technology to allow medically trained members of the public to intervene in an emergency

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