The 2019 Pride of Andover Award will be hosted by BBC journalist and presenter Sally Taylor.

The presenter of the night was now revealed as the Sally Taylor MBE, anticipating the long-awaited 2019 Pride of Andover Awards Ceremony held at the Andover Masonic Hall on 16 October.

A well-known journalist and presenter for the BBC One’s Southern Today presentation, she chaired the prizes for the first time since 2018.

The event was earlier organized by Katie Piper and Dame Esther Rantzen, a local television presenter.

In its 13th year, the Pride of Andover Awards are now available to shining light on the unconventional heroes of the city, to endorse the inspired and often disbelieving acts of the most fortunate inhabitants of Andover.

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