These are the pictures judges are choosing between for Weekly Photographer of the Year

The Regional Press Awards will be held this Friday in London. Ahead of the big event, Behind Local News takes a look at the photos which have got these photographers shortlisted for Weekly photographer of the year:

Keith Heppell, Cambridge Independent

Mark Williamson, Stratford-upon-Avon Herald

Michael Gillen, The Falkirk Herald

Phil Cannings, Newbury Weekly News

Richard Harris, Tamworth Herald

Stuart Walker, The Cumberland News