Northern Soul has spent the past few months looking for nominations for its Top 50 Great Northerners. So, whether it's your friendly neighbourhood lollipop man, the lady who owns your favourite street food van, a business owner or a household name, we wanted to know your favourite Northern Souls.

The results are in - and it's a cracking list full of brilliant names. Scroll down to see the Top 50 Great Northerners.

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