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64,000 nominations and votes as National Diversity Awards announce 2020 shortlist

Designed to highlight the country's most inspirational and selfless people, awards will now take place in February 2020

CONTENDER: Marcus Rashford of Manchester United is a contender for Celebrity of the Year Photo credit: Sebastian Frej/MB Media/Getty ImagesA RECORD breaking 64,000 people nominated this year alone and the results are finally in for the National Diversity Awards (NDA), with an astonishing 126 nominees being recognised for their various achievements nationwide. Community organisations and role models from across the UK will head to the breathtaking Liverpool Anglican Cathedral on February 26 to witness the country’s 2020 winners being crowned the best of British diversity. Honoured

Amongst those being honoured are charities, campaigners and activists, all of whom work tirelessly to combat injustice and discrimination in very different ways. During difficult and challenging times, it is now more important than ever to recognise our country’s true role models

Paul Sesay, founder of NDAs