Murray Dawson has had a more than 30 year successful career in the local area. He started Scott Dawson Advertising in 1991 at a young age, followed by buying Peter Scott Printers in 1998. The two companies have more than 50 employees and provide printing and marketing services.
As an Accrington lad, he has been keen to give back to his home town, and has been involved with finding shirt sponsors for Accrington Stanley since 2010 and persuading Andy Holt to step in to take over the club.
Murray has been chair of the #AmazingAccrington business leaders group since he formed it in 2016. The group wishes to create a positive feeling for Hyndburn, improve outcomes for residents, and support the success of businesses within the area, to build a sustainable future.