Meet The Team


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Mary McDonald

The Centre Manager is Mary McDonald.
Mary joined the team in the summer of 2011. She has extensive experience in the voluntary sector, managing both local and national projects and other Community Centres. She is enjoying her role of overseeing development and values working in a Centre with such a historic background. Mary has been instrumental in building up our current range of offerings and ensuring the Centre does the best possible job in meeting the needs of the community.

Gym Team

The Gym Team, comprising Vicki, Sam, Jordan and Paul, have a wealth of experience and qualifications, including degrees in Sport Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy and Sports Science.

They are also Exercise Referral Specialists, able to design safe exercise programmes for those with any stable medical conditions including (but not exhaustively) Cardiac, Respiratory and Neurological and have a specialist interest in Care for the Elderly.

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Vicki Hatton (Assistant Centre Manager)
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Samantha Blake
Jordan Trent


The trustees share responsibility for governing the Centre and directing how it is managed and run.  Cathy Clarke is chair of the trustees.

Cathy Clarke

Cathy took over the role as Chair in January 2017.  She had previously been a Friend of the Centre and later a Trustee.


Cathy leads a group of experienced and committed trustees drawn from a wide variety of backgrounds. The other trustees are Brendan Blake, Caroline Storey, Elaine Collins, Kathleen McCormack, Marika Bellord, Nick Aked, Sue Williams, Teresa Grafton and Thomas O’Malley.