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Celebrities out in force for Daily Record Pride of Scotland Awards

The celebs had been out final night time to honour the nation’s inspirational unsung heroes at our glittering Individuals’s Oscars.

Properly-kent faces from the worlds of music, sport and TV gathered at The Meeting Rooms in Edinburgh to have a good time our Delight of Scotland Award winners.

Strolling the purple carpet was single legend Lulu, who dazzled in a vibrant orange blazer and thin denims. She stated: “I’m thrilled to be right here. Scotland is a bit of nation with an enormous quantity of unsung heroes. It’s proper that we have a good time all of them.”

Love Island’s Paige Turley, wore a white trouser swimsuit and killer heels and was accompanied by her footballer beau Finn Tapp, carrying a dapper three-piece gray swimsuit.

Paige stated: “We fell in love with the Delight of Scotland Awards final yr and jumped on the probability to come back once more this yr. We’re honoured to be right here and to be recognising some terribly courageous and inspirational folks.”

Finn added: “Because of Paige, I now have a particular place in my coronary heart for Scotland and am delighted to be right here to honour the nation’s best Scots.”



Lulu walks the purple carpet on the Delight of Scotland Awards

Host Elaine C Smith lower a putting determine as did Bridgerton’s Ruby Barker, singer Nina Nesbitt, sports activities presenter Eilidh Barbour and former Eastenders actress Laurie Brett, who had been all dressed to the nines.

Actress Laurie stated: “These are the individuals who make me proud to be Scottish. The night time belongs to them and I’m over the moon to be right here to indicate my appreciation for his or her achievements.”

The women might have introduced glamour to the purple carpet however the male celebs additionally placed on a present with host Sanjeev Kohli, Rangers’ legends Allan McGregor and Leon King, The Mummy’s John Hannah and Nonetheless Recreation’s Gavin Mitchell and Greg Hemphill all suited and booted for the largest night time of the yr.

Taggart and Coronation Road star John Michie arrived wanting sharp in a dapper swimsuit. The cleaning soap favorite stated: “All these folks have achieved a lot and to be at an occasion of this calibre is implausible.”

However actually all eyes had been on the lads, girls and children who had been being honoured for his or her half in making our nation nice.

From humbling acts of kindness and selfless acts of bravery to elevating tens of millions for charity, the Delight of Scotland Awards, in partnership with TSB, recognised 10 unimaginable winners.

One of many greatest cheers of the night time went to Baby of Braveness Mila Sneddon, six, who needed to endure most cancers remedy in isolation throughout the pandemic and whose bravery touched the Duchess of Cambridge, who used a photograph of her blowing kisses to her dad by way of a window in her e-book Holding Nonetheless.

Paying tribute to the courageous schoolgirl at our glittering ceremony TV presenter Stephen Mulhern honoured Mila saying: “Large congrats in your award. I’ve heard about all you’ve been by way of and the way courageous you’ve been. Your loved ones are so happy with you. The Duchess of Cambridge is happy with you. Everyone seems to be happy with you.”

Lorraine Kelly added: “Mila has proven such unimaginable braveness and now she is most cancers free which is the most effective information ever. She is such a particular little lady.”

There was not a dry eye within the room when Particular Recognition winner Stevie Carr, who led a mercy mission to rescue orphans from Ukraine, was shocked on stage by the kids, whose lives he saved. They stated: “Stevie is our hero. He’s our superman.”

Superstar chef Gordon Ramsay shocked Baby of Braveness Zac Gunn, 4 – the “wee warrior” with a zest for all times who’s ready for a lifesaving lung transplant.

Gordon stated: “Younger man you might be solely four-years-old and already you’ve an enormous award. Congratulations.”

Zac’s fellow Baby of Braveness winner Keiran Reid, who has raised greater than £10,000 for the RNLI after his fisherman father was misplaced at sea, was praised by Scotland captain Andy Robertson. The Liverpool legend stated: “You deserve this recognition. I’m very happy with you and all of the fundraising you’ve achieved.”



Particular Recognition, Winner – Lucy Smith with Bridgerton’s Ruby Barker and Holby Metropolis’s Joe McFadden.

Particular recognition winner Lucy Smith, who was the youngest Scot ever to be identified with Motor Neurone Illness and has raised greater than £200,000 for charity, was left speechless when Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne honoured her. The Implausible Beasts star stated: “Lucy your energy, your bravery and your sheer willpower is an inspiration to me and the folks of Scotland. You might be superb.”

TSB Neighborhood Hero Louise Russell, who based a charity to deal with loneliness amongst pensioners by serving to them undertake rescue animals, was gobsmacked when congratulated by Ricky Gervais.

The Afterlife star stated: “Congratulations on the good work you do for the older group and animals. All of them want our assist so nicely achieved.”



Emergency Providers, Winner – PC Clare Chalmers, Presenter with Laurie Brett and Grant Stott

Emergency Providers Hero PC Clare Chalmers, who single-handedly tackled a knife wielding attacker on the distant Isle of Mull, was delighted to obtain her angel trophy from actress Laurie Brett, who stated: “Clare is a real-life hero who went above and past to guard a member of the general public.”

Prince’s Belief’s Younger Achiever Jack Smyth, who has overcome extreme well being challenges to arrange his personal enterprise combining his love for vehicles along with his expertise for artwork, was delighted to obtain his gong from Lulu, who stated: “What an inspiration Jack is! He has adopted his goals and never let something get in his means.”

The ultimate Particular Recognition Award went to Boots & Beards – a singular group serving to Glasgow’s Asian group uncover freedom, friendship and psychological wellbeing within the Scottish mountains.



John Hannah and spouse Joanna Roth stroll the purple carpet on the Delight of Scotland Awards

One of the vital poignant moments was when Lifetime Achievement winner Jean Cumming, whose counselling charity Disaster has offered help to 50,000 households, veterans and youngsters, obtained her award from Hollywood actor John Hannah. The 4 Weddings and a Funeral star stated: “You may have helped make a distinction in so many individuals’s lives. You’re a true inspiration to us all.”

TV presenter Carol Vorderman additionally honoured Jean saying: “By establishing Disaster, Jean is offering a lifeline for the folks once they want it most. She is so deserving of this award.”

– Keep watch over the Every day Report over the following few weeks for extra protection of our heartwarming and glittering Awards.

– The Every day Report Delight of Scotland Awards with TSB, will broadcast on STV in July.

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