Knutsford GROW

Knutsford GROW

Garden Regeneration Over Ward

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About Us & Client Films >> Meet The Trustees

Knutsford GROW is a charity and is run by a board of unpaid volunter Trustees elected each year at our Annual General Meeting.

We have a Chairman, Secretary,Treasurer and two general Trustees.  The board meets approxiately every two months.  Interested in becomming involved? Click here. 

CHAIRMAN: Debbie Smalldridge

Picture of Chairman Debbie SmalldridgeDebbie has been Chairman of GROW since May 2014 having previously been a Trustee. After a career with AstraZeneca she is currently managing a project for the NHS,  As well as bringing strategy and project management skills she has boosted a horticultural tool set (shown here at GROW's award winning RHS entry) and can now make Christmas Wreaths like a pro.


SECRETARY: Neil Forbes

Picture of secretary Neil ForbesNeil was GROW's Chairman from February 2008 until April 2014.  A locally elected Town Councillor and Knutsford resident, Neil is disabled himself.  After a lengthly career with a major bank where he ended up a Senior Project Manager, he has worked in the charity sector locally since 2005 which included (at times) helping train social workers and managing a county-wide team of care package brokers.



Ian Barlow our Treasurer 


Our Treasurer Ian works at Tatton Park and provides a valued connection with this large estate along with his bookkeeping and cashflow skills.



TRUSTEE: Kane Gunter:

Kane Gunter
Trustee and local resident Kane is ex-armed forces and provides valued pratical support to GROW as well as an excellent connection to local residents both young and not so young. 


TRUSTEE: Roy Higgins:

Roy HigginsRoy first joined GROW as a volunteer where he put his professional tree surgeon skills to good effect.  He provides practical insight at board meetings as well as continuing to volunteer at the green end sometimes at height.





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