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Emma Hobbs, a community warden for Portsmouth City Council, saved the life of Paulsgrove Primary schoolgirl Tamia Feltham after her heart stopped beating during a carol service.

Phil Carpenter, 31, of Copnor, is climbing part of Mount Everest in memory of his best friend David James Shipp, 27.

Annie Harris, 65, of Queen Street, Portsea, abseiled down the Spinnaker Tower to raise money for The Prostate Cancer charity. Her father Raymond Hibbert, 85, died from the disease.

Sailing Commodore Luke Morrison sailed from Hill Head Sailing Club to the Isle of Wight and back in a dinghy to raise 10,000 for Basics – a volunteer team of doctors who give up their own time to save people’s lives.

Rachel Hatcher, 37, of Southsea, completed the Paris Marathon despite having Mysathenia Gravis – a muscle wasting condition which deteriorates when you exercise.

Andrew Croud, 30, of Gunwharf Quays, gave up his job as a designer to ride nearly 4,000 miles across America to raise funds for The Multiple Sclerosis Trust because his auntie died of the condition last year.