A DETERMINED young fundraiser who aims to spread Christmas cheer all year round has been nominated for a Pride of Britain award.

Courtney Hughes, 20, from Didcot, has spent much of the last seven years collecting and distributing tens of thousands of presents to those in need.

A well-known face across Oxfordshire, she has delivered presents to children’s wards, nursing homes, homeless shelters and women’s refuges.

Ms Hughes has been nominated in the fundraiser of the year category.