The work of a Coroner is demanding but endlessly interesting. Each coroner investigation is a new story - a story about a life, a death and friends and family left behind. Coroners have two main purposes in
investigating deaths: to explain the unexplained, both for the benefit of the family and for the public at large; and to report, where appropriate, with a view to preventing future deaths. The Coroner Office
is a public service, ensuring that bereaved families are at its heart.
Join us for our latest offering in the series 'Village Voices' for 'The challenges and complexities of being a Coroner'.
Rob Turnbull will share his experiences as a Coroner in Western North Yorkshire and Terry Strickland will tell us about his career in the Police Force including his time as a Coroner's Officer. Believe it or
not, it's not all as grim as it sounds! If you're interested in learning more about the mysteries of the Coroner Office, this is an evening not to be missed and there may be a few surpises along the way...