BISHOP'S Hull-based St Margaret's Hospice has been shortlisted for a prestigious award - and you can help the charity win.

St Margaret's is one of two finalists in the Hospice of the Year category of the Charity Today Awards.

The winner will be decided by a public vote this week and you can help St Margaret's by showing your support on Twitter.

To vote for St Margaret’s you must follow @CharityAwards on Twitter and then retweet the post with its logo.

Voting closes at 11am on Friday (May 18) and only retweets by followers of @CharityAwards will be counted.

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Clare Gallie, director of fundraising, marketing and communications at St Margaret’s Hospice, said: "We’re honoured to be a finalist for the Hospice of the Year award.

"It’s a wonderful tribute to our amazing staff and volunteers who work so hard every day to care for people across Somerset who are affected by life-limiting illnesses.

"It would mean so much to us to win this award, so we would be extremely grateful if everyone who thinks we deserve this national recognition could spare a few moments to log on to Twitter and vote for us before 11am on Friday."