THE CHORLEY YOUTH ZONE BOARD


The Youth Zone is governed by members of the business community who volunteer their time to support a Senior Management Team, as well as the local authority who together unite to ensure the success of the Youth Zone. Each member of the Board brings their skills and experience to assist the Inspire in achieving its aims and objectives.

Andrew Turner

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CHAIRMAN – ANDREW TURNER

Andrew Turner, Chairman of the Chorley Group, one of the largest volume Nissan dealers in Europe, is our Chair…
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Gwynne Furlong

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GWYNNE FURLONG

Gwynne has over 40 years’ experience as a qualified professional in business, involved primarily in the commercial property industry…
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Jim Carter

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JIM CARTER

Jim is a Master of Laws and a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors with extensive development experience in complex schemes…
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Steve Hitchen

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STEVE HITCHEN

Steve Hitchen was born, educated & has lived all his 51 years in Chorley. Steve is the Founder & Managing Director of Chorley based One Stop Hire Ltd…
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Rob Carter

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ROB CARTER

In 2008 Rob joined OnSide Youth Zones and, as Deputy Chief Executive, has responsibility for facilities development in addition to supporting Kathryn’s work…
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Matt Currie

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MATT CURRIE

With a background in accounting, banking and venture capital, Matt assists the team with Finance / Treasury related activities at Inspire. Matt is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with Deloitte, and subsequently went on to work in the Leveraged Finance team at RBS…
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Stacey Turner

STACEY TURNER

Stacey is a qualified solicitor and owns and runs a commercial law firm based in Chorley, CG Professional, which she founded in 2017. Stacey is also a Non-Executive Director at Lancashire based motor group, Chorley Group.
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  • Anne Marie Gaskell
    "I cannot wait for the Youth Zone to open, especially to see my own and other young people’s creativity come to life. This is a great chance for all our ideas to be heard." Anne Marie Gaskell
  • Councillor Bradley
    “People have been telling us that our young people need somewhere to go where they can enjoy their spare time and to help them fulfil their potential, this Youth Zone would deliver something exciting for all young people across Chorley. By working together we could create a top class facility, giving our young people somewhere they could be proud of.” Chorley Council Leader, Alistair Bradley
  • Andrew Turner
    "The young people of Chorley deserve an OnSide Youth Zone which will give them a safe and inspiring place to spend their leisure time, and we are on the road to making that dream a reality.” Chairman of Chorley Youth Zone, Andrew Turner