Stand up and be proud - Pride of Doncaster award winners - Slideshow

INCREDIBLE acts of bravery, community carers and inspirational youngsters were all recognised at last night’s moving Free Press Pride in Doncaster Awards.

The annual ceremony highlights the humbling stories of some of the borough’s residents who have been nominated for their acts of kindness and ability to go above and beyond to make the lives of others better.

All the winner and runners-up at the Pride of Doncaster Awards. Picture: Andrew Roe

All the winner and runners-up at the Pride of Doncaster Awards. Picture: Andrew Roe

Capital FM presenter Danny Oakes hosted the inspirational evening to the 120-strong audience as winners and runners-up were handed their awards in categories including Teacher of the Year and Award for Bravery.

See below the list of winners and runners-up from yesterday’s event, held in association with Doncaster Council.

For more details on the stories of the shortlisted 24, see page four of next week’s Doncaster Free Press.

LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE AWARD:

Winner - Friends of Sandall Park

Runner-up Dennis Knowles

COUNCIL WORKER OF THE YEAR AWARD:

Winner - Angela Beasley

Runner-up - Andy Maddox

SERVICE WITH A SMILE AWARD:

Winner - Ailsa Johnson

Runner-up - Linda Hall

CARER OF THE YEAR AWARD:

Winner - Rebekah Jade Quinn

Runner-up - Louise Gibbons

TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD:

Winner - Andrea Thompson

Runner-up - Liz Ellison

INSPIRATIONAL YOUNG PERSON AWARD:

Winner - Jack Meredith

Runner-up - Mitchell Keats

SPORTING HERO AWARD:

Winner - Andrew Landells

Runner-up - Bentley Community Cricket Club

FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR AWARD:

Winner - Kidz Du Care

Runner-up - Carol Ferguson and Valerie Quinn

NEIGHBOURHOOD SUPERSTAR AWARD:

Winner - Heather Maw

Runner-up - Julie Keegan

BRAVERY AWARD:

Winner - Cameron Brandon

Runner-up - Jade Barker

THE DONCASTER FREE PRESS SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE COMMUNITY AWARD:

Winner - Mavis Williams

Runner-up - Karena Collins

THE DONCASTER MAYOR’S LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:

Bobbie Roberts