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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. He has been a partner in professional practice and has been a Director and MD of both private and publically listed companies. Gwynne’s last post prior to retiring in 2008 was as a Director within the Asset Management division of Close Brothers Plc. Merchant Bank.

Gwynne is also a Non-Executive Director with two north-west based Housing Associations one of which specialises in providing independent living for the disabled and people with learning difficulties.

Gwynne is a Trustee of a locally based charity providing opportunities for the local community to become involved in Art, Dance, Music and Drama, and he is a part time CEO of the national charity Regain which specialises in helping those who have become paralysed/tetraplegic through sporting accidents.

  • 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