SPARKLING singer and host with the most Michelle McManus is back at the Glasgow Community Champions Grand Final tonight.

The emotional, uplifting finale of our annual awards, supported by Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Housing Association and Trades House Glasgow, takes place in the City Chambers.

Michelle, who has hosted regional heats and the final on numerous occasions, is a long-time fan of the event.

She has recently announced she is expecting her second child with husband Jeff Nimmo – the couple already have a son, Harry.

The Glasgow Community Champions Awards pay tribute to the inspirational individuals and dedicated groups who work hard to improve their communities for all.

Heat winners from the north west, north east and south heats of the annual contest will battle it out for the sought-after trophies.

Fighting it out for the Team Award are PEEK (Possibilities for Each and Every Kid), Glasgow Baby Food Bank and Friends of the Southern Necropolis.

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The Individual Award finalists are nine-year-old fundraiser Heather Bryson, Men Matter Scotland founder Fraser Devine and Govan volunteer David Patterson.

Contenders for the Public Service Award are inclusive cycling charuty Free Wheel North, Glasgow Baby Food Bank and Susanne Lyall, a family support worker at Riverside Primary.

Bike Theft Initiative - Gorbals Community Policing Team; Glasgow City Quit Your Way Community Services; and Scotservs are in the running for the Uniformed Services Award.

Competing for the Young Award are 12-year-old fundraiser Che Gallagher, inspirational teenager Mary Jane Anderson of MCR Pathways, and the dedicated litter-picking children of Ardoch Childcare Centre.

The Health and Wellbeing finalists are East End Empowering Stars, North Glasgow Community Food Initiative and Cancer Support UK: Cancer Coach.

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Freewheel North, community-minded karate club JKS Glasgow and Sparta Trampoline Club are the three Sports Award finalists.

The School Award finalists are FARE Community Allotment Schools’ Plots; St Paul’s Primary in Shettleston’s Plot to Plate Project; and Westercraigs Nursery School.