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