Meet the team

We’re so proud about our passionate and enthusiastic team who work tirelessly behind the scenes. So far they’ve supported over 1,000 Northumberland residents since we started. Here’s your chance to meet the people who make up the Bridge dream team!

Michelle Awburn

Work Coach, based at Community Action Northumberland

Andrew Beresford

Bridge Worker, based at CAN

Lorraine Burley

Bridge Counsellor, based at Cygnus support

Leanne Brown

Project Coordinator, based at Northumberland CVA

Denise Chapman

Advice Worker based at Citizens Advice Northumberland

Angela Davis

Digital Skills Lead Tutor, based at Blyth Resource Initiative Centre (BRIC)

Lisa Douglas

Work Coach, based at Community Action Northumberland, Amble and Alnwick Hubs

Angela Evans

Bridge Worker

Sharon Fawcett

Centre Manager at BRIC Blyth

David Gravell

Bridge Worker, based at Northumberland CVA

Neil Hall

IT Tutor, based BRIC, Blyth

Kirsty Kelly

Advice Worker – Bridge Project, based at Citizens Advice Northumberland

Anne Lyall

Chief Executive Officer, based at Northumberland Community & Voluntary Action

Clair Parker

Beneficiary Recruitment and Engagement Officer, based at Northumberland CVA

Eve Penman

Bridge Worker, based at Northern Learning Trust

Julia Plinston

Community Development Officer, based at Community Action Northumberland

Tom Roberts

Bridge Worker, based at Cygnus

Amanda Sayers

Bridge Co-ordinator / Coach / Trainer based at Cygnus Support

Alex Scott

Bridge worker based at Community Action Northumberland

Sheena Smith

Bridge Worker, based at BRIC

Kyra Thompson

Community Engagement Tutor - Northern Learning Trust

Teck Tong

Bridge Worker, based at CAB

Lisa Wackett

Project Co-ordinator – Supported Volunteering, based at Northumberland CVA