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WATCH: Winners of Stray FM's Local Hero Awards revealed

WATCH: Winners of Stray FM's Local Hero Awards revealed

Published by The Stray FM News Team at 12:34am 4th May 2017. (Updated at 12:16pm 4th May 2017)

Extraordinary people from Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale have been honoured at Stray FM's Local Hero Awards.

More than 300 guests attended a glittering ceremony at Rudding Park Hotel on Wednesday night.

There are some truly exceptional stories, including volunteers who work tirelessly to help others and a woman whose family have suffered extreme difficulties, such as being held hostage by robbers and the sudden death of her husband.

Ripon's very own Olympic champion Jack Laugher and his diving partner Chris Mears were presented with a Global Achievement Award to recognise their achievements.

Bettys Good Egg Award - Jack Watkins

Employer of the Year - Emma Koczy

Child of Courage - Oliver Myers

Sporting Achievement - Gary Nash

Community Local Hero - Open Country - Harrogate and Ripon Tandem Clubs

Bravery Award - Lauren Doherty

Teacher of the Year - Megan Itson

Best Charitable Company - The Crown Hotel

Emergency Services Award - Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association

Volunteer of the Year - Naomi Dannenberg

Charity Fundraiser of the Year - Steve Menzies

Parent/Guardian of the Year - Claire Senior