Jo Swinson urges people to nominate their local hero

MP Jo Swinson is encouraging people to nominate someone in their community for a Finding Scotland’s Real Heroes award.

The East Dunbartonshire representative has teamed up with the Royal Bank of Scotland, Scottish TV and The Scottish Sun to celebrate and reward local heroes from communities all across Scotland.

She said: “This is a great opportunity for deserving people in East Dunbartonshire to be recognised for all the amazing work that they do. If you know someone who you think is an unsung hero you can nominate them at www.stv.tv/real-heroes.”

An awards event will take place on November 7 and will include will include celebrities such as Carol Smilie, Fran Healy, Chris Patterson, Kay Adams, Duncan Bannatyne.

Categories for nomination will include caring and environmental projects.