Introduction

Patricroft Community CIC has six directors all of whom live locally and give of their time voluntarily. Each has a passion to see regeneration in the area of Patricroft and for families and the community in which we live to have wider opportunities and a hope in their future that includes improved housing, employment, better health and mental wellbeing.

Judy Usher

  • Co-Founder and Managing Director Patricroft Community Group CIC
  • Manager the Castle Youth and Community Centre
  • Co-Founder and Director Taste and See External Catering
  • Chair The Castle and Ivy Park Community Association
  • Trustee Daughters of Salford and Salford Babybank

Previous Positions:

  • Families and Childrens Worker and Assistant Lay Minister St James Church, Hemingford Grey
  • Small Business Consultant Cambridgeshire
  • Tax Consultant Deloitte’s Southampton

Today:

  • Passionate about Families, Children and young people overcoming difficulties and challenges to reach their full potential.
  • Working within communities to bring about holistic transformation to living space both at home and in the local area.
  • Working in local green spaces to ensure places of peace amidst the chaos of life including growing food to eat and encouraging biodiversity.
  • Broadening horizons, bringing hope and anticipation about what the future might hold.

Paul Newbould

  • Co-Director, Patricroft Community Group CIC
  • Volunteer, the Castle Youth and Community Centre

Previous Positions

  • Primary School Teacher, Key Stage 2 and Key Stage One/ Early Years
  • Glos. Community Churches Rep., Glos. Standing Advisory Council for R.E.
  • Consultant/ Advisor For Religious Education & Collective Worship
  • Youth and Community Sessional Worker
  • Youth and Community Mentor, & Basic Skills Tutor
  • Chair, Mountaineering Club of North Wales
  • Children & Families Worker, with LifeChurch Manchester
  • Offender Outreach Worker, attached to Chaplaincy in HM Prisons

Today

  • Committed to encouraging and supporting people facing challenging circumstances
  • Working to promote voluntary participation as a stimulus for recovery, resilience and wholeness
  • Passionate about the great outdoors and green spaces, benefitting both physical and mental health
  • Committee member, Mountaineering Club of North Wales

David Usher

  • Co-Founder and Finance Director of Patricroft Community Group CIC
  • Operations Manager at Trafford Palazzo Retail & Leisure Centre
  • Director of Taste and See External Catering
  • Treasurer of The Castle and Ivy Park Community Association
  • Volunteer at The Castle Community Centre

Previous Positions:

  • Parish Administrator at St James Church, Hemingford Grey
  • Sub-postmaster for Hemingford Grey
  • Director of Rhotec Analytical

Today:

  • Facilitating safe spaces through building trust and support within the local community
  • Working with families to encourage and mentor
  • Working with business to bring expertise and finance to the local community

Daryl Anns

Coming soon

Graham Anns

  • Director, Patricroft Community Group CIC
  • Volunteer, the Castle Youth and Community Centre

Previous Positions

  • Tech Support Director, Product Director, International software companies
  • Software Development manager & engineer, Exor Corporation
  • Director, Freedom Central
  • Leadership Team & Director, Christ Central Manchester

Today

  • Passionate about seeing people and community transformation through partnership.
  • Committed to addressing issues of poverty and injustice.
  • Working to promote volunteering to benefit local communities.
  • Director, Jubilee Plus
  • Leadership Team & Director, Christ Central Churches

David Knight

Coming soon

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