Born and bred in Bradford and a retired building business owner, Bernard is Churchwarden at St Mary’s in Wyke and a Trustee on the church council.  A committed volunteer and fund raiser, he runs a local youth club and a sensory community garden and is a former Chair of Royds’ New Horizons support programme for frail, isolated and vulnerable elderly people.

“I’ve always been committed to volunteering. I have a strong feel for the community and always try to get people to work together to improve health and well-being.”