A GLITTERING awards ceremony has recognised those who go above and beyond in their communities.

The inaugural South Cumbria Community Heroes Awards, held at Abbey House Hotel in Barrow tonight, saw people celebrated for their efforts to go the extra mile.

The winners were:

Best Community Project

Dalton Community Association

Carer of the Year

Chloe Capovilla

Good Friend

Lucy Armstrong

Good neighbour

Christine Fisher

Helping Hand

Jane Reedy

School Worker of the Year

James Maher

Sporting Hero

Ian Irwin

Unsung Hero

Leone Edwards

Volunteer of the Year

Barbara Russell

Young Achiever of the Year

Joint winners - Asha Eva-Dodsworth and Emie Seward

Special Recognition

Margaret Burrow

Person of the Year

Jane Reedy