Trustees & Honorary President

Our Trustees are appointed volunteers who are responsible for ensuring Rooley Moor Neighbourhood Forum operates according to its charitable purpose. They bring with them a range of skills and experience that complements our organisation and ensures it is well managed. Our forum is grateful for their time and dedication.

Honorary President

  • David Olusoga – David is a British-Nigerian Historian, BAFTA winning TV Presenter/Producer and an award winning author.

Our Trustees

  • Andy Meek – Chair Andy is a long term resident of Prickshaw who enjoys the open countryside and moors that surround the village and is very keen to see this preserved. Works part-time in the transport and logistics sector.
  • Fran Healey – Treasurer  – Fran is a qualified accountant working in the voluntary sector. She recently joined the board of Social Value UK, is a Trustee of Survivors Manchester and chair of the Northern Baroque Orchestra. Fran is also interested in the future potential of social value accounting methodologies.
  • Alan Rawsterne – SecretaryAlan, now retired, has a background in logistics, continuous improvement methodologies and is a Six Sigma practitioner.
  • Cllr. Cecile Biant – Cecile is a Ward Councillor and finished her duties as Mayoress of Rochdale in May 2016. Cecile is on many committees and her specialisms include planning, health, regeneration and education issues.
  • Rev. Morley Morgan – Morley is an Anglican priest and a retired hospital chaplain who lives in the village of Catley Lane Head.
  • John Newcombe – John is a retired Inspector of Taxes and is Chair of the Prickshaw and Broadley Fold Conservation Area Committee. He is a keen runner and walker and he is anxious to preserve our precious open spaces which he sees as an essential leisure facility much needed by our ever increasing urban population.
  • Nick Green – Nick regards himself as having been extremely fortunate for he & his family to have lived in Fernhill for nearly 15 years and considers it a privilege to be able to contribute in some small way to the preservation & enhancement of invaluable natural assets of our village & the surrounding area.

You can contact any of our Trustees by sending an email, marked for their attention, to:

Useful Reading

What is a charity

What is a charity trustee

What trustees must do

How trustees look after the charity