May 1962 – November 2020

Gay died from injuries sustained when she was struck by a car on Chorley New Road on November 13 2020. She gave untold hours of her time to many Bolton-based charities and leaves a legacy of kindness for the people of Bolton.

Dedicated to the memory of  Gay Wharton, our dear friend and SheInspires Winner of Girl up Award 2020

This award will celebrate an exceptional woman who has been kind and supported other women to achieve their goals. Support can be in form of (but not limited to), connecting people, signposting and mentoring. Ambassadors, Patrons, Champions, Networkers, Community Connectors, Mentors.

*Not open for nominations.