We’re delighted to have hosted our fifth Amplifon Awards for Brave Britons.
The awards celebrate the achievements of exceptional people and animals from all walks of life, of all ages and from all over the United Kingdom. Special thanks to all our nominees and hosts Rachel Burden and Simon Weston CBE.
Created in honour of our founder, World War II hero Major Charles Holland, the awards recognise members of the public, community and charity champions and members of the armed forces and emergency services who have shown remarkable courage.
The 2020 Coronavirus Heroes winner is Captain Sir Tom Moore! This award recognises doctors and nurses; paramedics, police and armed forces; volunteers, carers, and children, who have fought day and night to save lives; stem the spread of disease; or simply, made people’s lives happier.
The 2020 Against all Odds winner is Dr Neil Hopper! This award goes to a person who has overcome adversity to take on an exceptional challenge or achieve outstanding success.
The 2020 Active Agers winner is Jeanne Socrates! This award will recognise an individual aged 60 or over whose attitude and approach to ageing is an inspiration to us all. They could be someone who has achieved significant success in the fields of sport, the arts, business, education or science and technology, or anyone who has accomplished a remarkable feat later in life.
The 2020 Hero Pet winner is Diesel! This award is honour a hearing dog or other service animal who has transformed the life of their owner.
The 2020 Young Hero award winner is jointly awarded this year to Asha and Jia Kirkpatrick and Jack Smith! This award is given to a young person under 18 who has shown outstanding courage or taken on an exceptional challenge.
The 2020 Charity Champion Winner is Trudie James! This award recognises a volunteer, charity worker or fundraiser who has made a real difference to a cause they care about.
The 2020 Single Act of Bravery Winner is June Turner! This award recognises a person who displays courage or daring and may have put their own life in danger to save the lives of others
The 2020 Hero Celebrity Winner is Marcus Rashford! This will honour a celebrity who either has performed an act of courage or has shown outstanding dedication to a charity or organisation
Our panel of judges also chose Manchester United and England footballer, Marcus Rashford as the 2020 Amplifon overall winner!