Les qualified as an aircraft fitter in 1970 and spent most of his career at BAE Woodford before retiring in 2001; he is married with 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren. Les is a volunteer on the core group at Healthsure Stockport and a member of the Communication & Discharge sub groups. Les has been a Carer for his mother for 13 years and now cares for his wife. Les volunteered to become a Trustee Director with Signpost for Carers in 1999 and has been a member of the Board ever since, serving as Chairman in 2015-2016.