Meet Our Team

Directors / Trustees

Hesters Way Neighbourhood Project's Board of Directors and Trustees is elected annually. The Board normally meets on a monthly basis, but members also provide active service on a regular basis. This could be helping with buildings maintenance, security, staff or volunteer management, delivering food orders, self-development sessions, or social activities.

Sue Dove (Chair)

Teacher, trainer, and creator of bespoke courses for adults designed to increase self-esteem, health, and well-being. Skilled musician and singer.

Georgina Balfour-Ackroyd

Recruitment Executive with a corporate background. Trained Community Organiser and currently Non-Executive Director of Community Roots CIC.

Bartosz Nowicki

Prominent member of Cheltenham's Polish TARA (Tenants and Residents Association). Wealth of experience in IT, computer software, and website maintenance.

Nigel Green

Craftsman who makes and supplies special equipment for disabled and elderly people living in their own homes. Also a local Scout Leader.

Jill Hulley

After a successful career in education, recently moved on to facilitate healthy eating, through support groups, related to organic food production.

Our Staff


Christoph Blaszke

Finance Manager

Jim Betteridge

Catering Manager

Paul Newman


Ollie Price

Admin Facilities & Activities Assistant

Margo Moss

Admin Co-ordinator

Helen Hope

Resource Centre Co-ordinator

Claire Moss

Community Organiser

Kitty Bayliss

Community Organiser

Our Supporters

Eddie 'the Eagle' Edwards

A special message from our local hero: "You can achieve great things if you put your mind to it...and never give up...". Eddie came from Cheltenham originally. Visit Eddie's website.