Get Inspired: Unsung Heroes - 2015's valuable volunteers

Now in its 13th year, the BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero Award recognises and rewards outstanding contribution from those within local grassroots sport.

Winners have been chosen from each of the BBC's 15 Nations and English Regions, and they will join the sporting icons of today at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015 event in Belfast on Sunday evening.

During the show, one of them will be awarded the overall 'Unsung Hero' award for the UK - but all of them (see list below) are amazing, inspirational people.

East of England: Colin Lee - Football coach at Thorplands Club 81

East Midlands: Pete Harris - Football coach and helped set up and run the Leicester Futsal League

London: Dawn Davies - Secretary at Guildford Saints Football Club

North East: Liz Wisniewski - Netball coach and all-rounder from Tyneside

North West: Carl Eaton -Setting up and running Skelmersdale Men-Aces Disability Football Club

Northern Ireland: Damien Lindsay - Football coach at St James Swifts

Scotland: Rab Bannan - Veteran boxing coach from Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

South: Trish Willnats - Horse riding trainer at Riding for the Disabled (RDA), Hampshire

South East: Steve James - Improving access to sport at primary school level in Groombridge

South West: Scott Allen - A marathon runner who set up his own club in Plymouth

Wales: Jane Roberts and Nerys Ellis - The running of Llanrwst Swimming Club, Ysbyty Ifan

West of England: Cliff Garland - Coach at Minety Rugby Club

Midlands: Alec Davies - Timekeeper for Worcester St John's Cycling Club

Yorkshire: Paul Jubb - Coach at Bradford Disability Football Club

Yorkshire & Lincolnshire: June Cooper - The running of a swimming and exercise class in Hull

Watch the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015 show on BBC One from 18:50 GMT on Sunday, 20 December to find out who wins the overall award.

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