The Fusion Awards to be held later this weekend are sold out.

A range of people from across cultural and religious backgrounds who continue to work tirelessly within their communities will be recognised at the Awards.

The awards aim to highlight the work of charity champions, youth groups, community workers and entrepreneurs from across the North West.

The awards will include four special individual awards and a community achievement accolade.

This year's event is supported by UcLan, BAE Systems, AMT Lawyers, Blackburn with Darwen Council, ILM, Drakes Eye Care, First Class Learning, Supreme Dream and Asian Image.

The awards will be held for the first time at King George’s Hall, Blackburn, on Saturday, May 24.