Sir Lee the new ambassador for Donna Louise hospice

SIR Lee Pearson CBE has been appointed the new ambassador for the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice at Trentham.

The 11-times Paralympics equestrian gold medallist, from Bagnall, has pledged to help the hospice in any way he can.

Lee, 43, is recognised as an outstanding role model to the disabled and was knighted in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for his services to equestrian sport.

Director of income generation at the hospice, Liz Gratton described Sir Lee as a brilliant advocate.