Janice Peggs, Childcare Campaigner

Janice Peggs is a social entrepreneur, policy reformer and successful campaigner for better childcare provision in York and nationally. In the late 1980s Janice resigned her well-paid management post with London Transport and moved back to York with her young son, Joseph, because she could not find suitable or secure childcare in the capital. As […]

Susan Blore, co-founder of York Rhematoid Arthritis Group

Susan (1957- ) was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, (RA), in 2001. During a York Hospital appointment in 2006, a health professional told her that York was ‘crying out’ for an RA support group. Susan discussed this with women who had attended a patient education course with her, and they decided to try and organise this. […]