Watch highlights from the Stars of Suffolk 2017 awards ceremony
PUBLISHED: 18:00 13 November 2017 | UPDATED: 18:03 13 November 2017
Deserving people from across Suffolk picked up an array of awards at a glittering Stars of Suffolk ceremony.
The awards, held at Trinity Park near Ipswich on Thursday night, recognised stories of courage, strength and dedication from people of all ages who carry out inspirational work on a daily basis.
This year, more awards than ever were presented with Lifetime Achievement and Lifetime Sporting Achievement categories added.
The winners of the Stars of Suffolk 2017 awards are:
Overall Star of Suffolk and Young Person of the Year
Diana Porter, Fresh Start - New Beginnings
Judges Special Award
Terry Hunt and Nigel Pickover
Carer of the Year
Outstanding Sporting Achievement
Lifetime Sporting Achievement
Allan Girot, Ann Negus and Brian Perks
Hospital Person of the Year
Charlie Martin and Ali Angell
Team of the Year
Search and Rescue Person of the Year
Fire Person of the Year
Volunteer of the Year
Armed Services Person of the Year
Police Person of the Year