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Terry Hopkinson

Terry Hopkinson, soul music lover, founded Charity Soul after losing a very close friend to cancer. He decided to ask friends and promoters in the Northern Soul circles to help. His question was simple, ‘Would you support me if a charity based on our love of Northern Soul was created to raise money for frontline cancer research?’ They all answered YES and Charity Soul was born. ...

Professor Norman Maitland

Norman J Maitland has held, since 1991, the Chair of Molecular Biology at the University of York, UK, where he is also Director of the Cancer Research Unit, and holds an honorary chair in the Hull-York Medical School. He gained a First Class Honours degree in Biochemistry from the University of Glasgow and holds a PhD in Cancer Studies from the University of Birmingham. After research training as a Robertson Research Fellow at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (USA) and the University...

David Johnson

I first became ‘hooked’ on Soul music in the mid/late sixties at the Tin Chicken Club, and never regretted it since. My interest waned a little on getting married but was revived on befriending Terry (some say my down fall) and then being asked to join Charity Soul as a member and now Secretary and Administrator. ...