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Nigel Law (Chairman)

Nigel has lived on the Fylde coast since 1972 and practised as a solicitor both in Blackpool and Poulton-le-Fylde before retiring in 1996. Nigel met Trinity’s founder, Dr David Cooper, during that time and watched with interest the growth of Trinity Hospice from its inception through the efforts of its Board of Trustees and its staff.

Nigel was appointed as a Trustee in 2010 and is now the Chairman of Trinity Hospice Trading Company Limited, which operates all the hospice shops. He brings to the hospice nearly 40 years of legal experience, together with the experience of Chairman of two other Lancashire children’s charities.

Christopher Beverley (Vice-chairman)

Christopher is a former consultant solicitor with Blackhurst Budd Solicitors in Blackpool and was the Deputy Coroner for the Blackpool and Fylde District. He is a member of the Lord Lieutenant’s Panel for the Queens Award for Voluntary Service and of the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army Bridge Project.

Bill Holmes

Bill worked in the chemical industry for 30 years, mainly in production management in Australia and then the UK, and ended up as Managing Director of European Vinyls Corporation (UK) Ltd – the largest European producer of PVC.

Helen Grenier

Helen became aware of Dr David Cooper and his vision for a hospice on the Fylde coast while she was a trainee GP in Over Wyre. Prior to her retirement she was the lead GP for end-of-life care in her Practice in Fleetwood.

Kath Burn

Kath was Senior Sister at Trinity Hospice when it opened, became Deputy Matron in 1992 and Matron in 1994. She was involved in fundraising for Trinity from its early days, and remains to this day through the Thornton Cleveleys Friends Group.

Peter Jackson

Peter runs the successful jewellery business, Peter Jackson the Jeweller, based in Preston. He has been involved with many charities over the years including the Prince’s Trust and the Roy Castle Foundation, and has an MBE for services to charity.

Tom Inman

Tom is a retired company director of a multi-national IT company, with specialist knowledge in IT, business management and construction. Most recently he has been involved in Trinity and Brian House’s new websites, ward modifications and upgrades.

Andrew Keith

Andrew was an ENT surgeon at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. He served on the North West Deanery Education and Training Committee and was a representative on the council of the British Association of Otolaryngologists at the Royal College of Surgeons.

Stephen Doel

Stephen has lived and worked on the Fylde coast since 1978. He was a GP at The Village Practice in Thornton Cleveleys, developing interests in GP training, clinical governance and health service commissioning.

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