The team behind a north-east animal rescue centre have been recognised in the House of Lords.
Founders of New Arc Keith and Pauline Marley have so far treated 810 different animals, compared to 630 treated up to August last year – a 28% increase.
More than 12,000 animals have been cared for at a rescue centre since it launched 14 years ago.
The seagull was spotted lying in the road after being run over – and horrified witnesses then saw a driver deliberately try to hit the bird again.
A North-east animal charity is close to reaching its fundraising target to build a hospital for wildlife.
An animal shelter is pushing ahead with plans for a new treatment centre after seeing almost double the number of animals this year.