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Calling Time Out on 2015

Calling Time Out on 2015

2015 has been quite a year for Local Heroes and as we shut up shop until the new year we just wanted to reflect on the year that gone by. This autumn 43 schools attended our ten LH: Roadshows creating 306 Local Heroes’ student ambassadors.  We're looking forward to visiting AFC Bournemouth,...

Local Heroes Welcomes Britain's Most Successful Tennis Player to the fold!

Local Heroes Welcomes Britain's Most Successful Tennis Player to the fold!

Local Heroes is thrilled to announce that Jordanne Whiley MBE is the latest sports' star to become a Hero.  Jordanne, who first picked up a racket at just three, is currently is Britain’s No.1 wheelchair tennis player, world No.5 and No.1 in World doubles rankings.  In 2012, Jordanne partnered...

Hero Heads to the Jungle

Hero Heads to the Jungle

Hero Brian Friedman is one of the dozen brave souls that are heading downunder for I'm A Celbrity - Get Me Out of Here 2015.  Rather him than us. Everyone at Local Heroes will, of course, be following the antics avidly from the comfort of our living rooms.  We're all going to be rooting for...

MP LOBBIES FOR LOCAL ANTI-BULLYING CHARITY

MP LOBBIES FOR LOCAL ANTI-BULLYING CHARITY

DEVON MP Mel Stride, has praised Local Heroes in the lead up to national anti-bullying week for our efforts in tackling bullying and reducing hate crimes. The Central Devon MP hosted a meeting in Westminster with Chair Ryan Doyle, Patron and former Devon High Sherriff John Lee OBE and Children’s...

Second Half Starts This Week

Second Half Starts This Week

So after a well earned break over Half Term the second half of the LH: Roadshow tour 2016 starts again this week. We are looking forward to working with more schools in Bristol, Torquay, Tottenham, Milton Keynes, Leicester and Dorset over the coming weeks.  We're looking forward to meeting even...

Maggie Alphonsi

 Maggie Alphonsi

  Born with a club foot, Margaret, known by many as Maggie the Machine, has turned early adversity into a remarkable…

James Bisp

James Bisp

James is a TV and West End Actor from Buckinghamshire. He has starred in Waking the Dead on the BBC as well as Spamalot,…

Glenn Cosby

Glenn Cosby

  Glenn Cosby was the last man standing on the fourth series of The Great British Bake Off, and became known for his…

Ayden Callaghan

Ayden Callaghan

Hollyoaks' star Ayden is “bang up for it” when it comes to challenging bullying and intolerance as a Local Hero. Born in…

Katherine Endacott

Katherine Endacott

Katherine is a 2010 Commonwealth Gold and Silver Medallist from 2010 for the 4x100m Relay and 100m, having also competed at…

Brian Friedman

Brian Friedman

Entrepreneur, artist and trendsetter, Brian Friedman is one of today's most in demand creative director/choreographers for…

Sarah Guest

Sarah Guest

Sarah Guest is the latest international rugby star to cross codes and become a a Local Hero.   "Far too many young…

Sachar Head

Sachar Head

Newton Abbot's international powerlifter Sachar Head is the latest young sports star to join the ranks of Local Heroes.…

Elliot Hoyte

Elliot Hoyte

My name is Elliot Hoyte, I was born in Plymouth and grew up in a small town called Tavistock living with my parents and…

Jamie Mackie

Jamie Mackie

Nottingham Forest and Scotland forward Jamie is delighted to support Local Heroes and join us in challenging intolerance and…

Gemma Oaten

Gemma Oaten

Gemma Oaten, perhaps better known to you as Emmerdale's Rachel Breckle, has joined the Local Heroes' family. Gemma has…

Chris Opie

Chris Opie

Chris Opie is a professional cyclist who cycles for UKYouth.  He took up cycling 16 years ago as a hobby and has been…

Sarah Pearson

Sarah Pearson

  I grew up with what I thought was a dodgy left side, I was bullied at secondary school, tried to hide my left hand,…

Daniel Powell

Daniel Powell

Luton-born Daniel came through the MK Dons Academy, signing his first professional contract aged 17. In 2009/10 he spent the…

Mat and Jon Price

Mat and Jon Price

Mat and Jon Price, are twin brothers who set up the Proud2Be Project CIC in May 2012, to encourage and support all lesbian,…

Keryn Seal

Keryn Seal

Keryn is an international blind footballer who wears the three lions with pride.

Annie Vernon

Annie Vernon

Annie Vernon recently retired after a ten year career as an international rower.  Annie was fortunate enough to…

Jordanne Whiley MBE

Jordanne Whiley MBE

Jordanne Whiley is Britain’s No.1 wheelchair tennis player, who picked up her first tennis racquet at just three years old.…

Robin Williams

Robin Williams

I am 25 years old, and have been a member of the England blind football team since April 2009. After missing out on the…

Jack Yeandle

Jack Yeandle

Meet Jack Yeandle; an Exeter Chief andd Local Heroes' supporter.   A big thank you to Jack and Exeter Chiefs for their…

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