Chris is global aid charity Hope For Children’s marketing manager, and is from Hemel Hempstead so was aware of the charity’s work. Chris enjoys cricket and follows football as a long-suffering Peterborough United fan.
Dr Bob Parsons, of Warners End, set up global aid charity Hope for Children in 1994 and it now supports disadvantaged children in countries around the world. He has been awarded an MBE and OBE for his work.
Reporter Victoria Bull asked people in Hemel Hempstead town centre whether they are concerned about violence among football supporters, following the serious assault on Watford fan Nick Cruwys after his team’s match against Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Murielle Maupoint is the new chief executive of Hemel Hempstead-based charity HOPE For Children. For more about Murielle, 41, read the feature on HOPE’s latest campaign The Education Club on pages 18 and 19.