Gerry's Celebration Commemorative Dinner

On the 23rd August 2016, a 45th Anniversary Celebration Commemorative Dinner was held at the Imperial Hotel, North Promenade, Blackpool to commemorate this outstanding Police Officer and Rotarian and to celebrate his legacy.

Gerry was a passionate supporter of young people and in The Gerry Richardson Trust was set up in 1974 in memory of Gerry by his colleagues in Blackpool North Rotary Club.

The Trust was established to continue and expand the work to which Gerry had been so dedicated. In over 40 years of its existence the Trust has become a major youth charity.  In this time the Trust has generated sufficient sums to pursue its objectives and since its inception over 18,000 young people - many of them with special needs - have been helped to pursue interests and activities, both of physical and cultural character which they have found fulfilling and life and career-enhancing.  

In the process of supporting these young people the Trust has disbursed well over £250,000