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Carolyn to appear on BBC Question Time on Thursday

5 July 2018

Stags CEO and successful businesswoman Carolyn Radford will appear on BBC Question Time tomorrow from King’s Lynn.

Mrs Radford will be amongst a panel of five to discuss current affairs on the BBC's flagship political debate programme.

The show will air on BBC One at 10.45pm. Distinguished broadcasted David Dimbleby will chair.

Mrs Radford accepted the position of chief executive officer at Mansfield Town over five years ago, at the age of just 29, becoming the youngest football CEO in the country. During that time, she has cut expenditure and increased profits which has helped the Stags not only survive, but prosper.

In the aforementioned years she has overseen the formation of a new youth system, which contains 180 girls/women from various age groups up to our senior team.

Additionally, the club has over 300 youngsters in its youth academy system.

"She has showcased the club in a remarkable way in the national media – promoting its values and ambitions."

Club spokesman

More recently, the club has submitted plans to Mansfield District council for a new Hampton-by-Hilton Hotel, to be located adjacent to the stadium, which will create jobs as well as providing a new income source for the football club.

Furthermore, a new training ground, 3km away form the ground in Pleasley, is currently being built for the benefit of the ladies’ teams and the wider community.

Along with her position at Mansfield Town Football Club, Mrs Radford is a director of  Beauty at Doncaster and a lawyer.

Through her charity organisation, The Radford Foundation, she has endeavoured to help create a stronger community for the people of Mansfield and the surrounding areas. It has awarded grants to sporting individuals and groups to instil a greater sense of self belief to achieve their goals and improve their lives.

A Mansfield Town club spokesman said: “Carolyn has a great interest in politics at both local and national level, having studied it at university.

“She has showcased the club in a remarkable way in the national media – promoting its values and ambitions - and is widely seen as a pioneer in promoting the participation of women in football.

“Carolyn was proud to accept the invitation by the BBC to be one of their guests on the nation’s most watched political debate programme.”

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