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Evergreen team

 

Diane Claypole
Receptionist

Diane has been married for 47 years to Philip, who like her is a twin.  They have two sons, Mark is married to Amy and Kevin is married to Sara who have two sons called Oscar and Jenson.  Diane's hobbies are keepfit, Pilates, golf, reading and walking her two dogs called Bruno and Monty.  Diane worked at British Steel and Shanks and McEwan.  She then worked for the Forestry Commision for 23 years at Fineshade which she really enjoyed.  Diane works on reception for Evergreen on Wednesdays and Fridays.


Mary Sandall
Receptionist

Mary joined the Evergreen team in July 2015 after previously working for Rutland Adult Learning and Stamford Arts Centre for a number of years.  She has been married to Brian for 40 years and they have two daughters, Elizabeth and Rachael and four grandchildren.  Mary's hobbies are reading, walking, cycling, meeting friends for lunch and visiting her grandchildren.


Judy Blakeborough
Reception Lead

Judy is married to Bob and they have two grown-up sons living in London.  They moved to Stamford 20 years ago after spending 3 years in Japan.  Judy trained as a Counsellor and volunteered at Stamford Parentline and later joined the team as helpline supervisor and admin assistant.  Judy joined Evergreen as a volunteer and took up various volunteering roles before joining the staff team as Receptionist in 2009 with admin responsibility for the Hot & Wholesome soup delivery service. Judy loves music and singing and also enjoys walking.

 

Lolly Tomlin
Hand and Nail Care Lead

 


Bob Webster
Health and Safety Lead

Bob, served as avionics technician in the RAF for 39 years, retiring at Cottesmore in 1998.  For the next 8 years he was employed as the H&S Advisor for Stamford Endowed Schools. There he also assisted in the 'High School' Drama Department and was involved with the school D of E Scheme expeditions.  A keen runner, Bob has run the London Marathon seven times for various charities, and also restored some classic motorcycles.  Bob has restored a number of properties, and with his wife Pip has lived in one of these at Ketton since 1981.  They have one daughter who lives with her German husband and their two daughters in Winchester.


Susanna Aldred
Chaplaincy and Prayer Lead

Susanna is married with three children and two grandchildren and comes to the Evergreen team with a wealth of experience in social care and counselling.  She is a Reader in the Church of England and is passionate about the pastoral care of older adults.  Her hobbies include sailing and painting.

 


Laura Ragdale
Hospital to Home Lead

Laura came to Stamford 9 years ago when her husband Simon took up a new post.  Prior to this she lived in South West London and worked 11 years in the airlines and 7 years in Medical sales.  As well as volunteering, Laura is enjoying looking after her young son, Charlie.  She is learning piano again and enjoys travelling.


Joy Scholes
Home Support Supervisor

Joy was born in Rutland but has spent most of her life in Stamford.  She is married with two sons and four gorgeous grandchildren.  Joy has had a varied career before coming to Evergreen in 2009.  She enjoys working as part of the team to help the older and vulnerable in our community.  Outside of work Joy enjoys walking, swimming, reading and spending time with her family and friends.


Kirsty Robson
Home Support Supervisor

Kirsty is happily married with two lovely children, Hannah and Saul.  After living in Crete for eight years she and her family relocated back to the Stamford area.  Kirsty joined Evergreen in 2012 and enjoys working with a lovely team of people serving our members in the community.  Her hobbies are drawing/painting and she is a member of a local art club.  She is undertaking a psychology degree in her spare time.  Kirsty enjoys her family, including walks with her little dog, Billy.


Rebecca Linnell
Home Support Supervisor

Becky joined the Home Support Supervisor's team after being a Home Support Worker for four years.  She is married with two daughters, Olivia and Evie, and is currently studying for her City and Guilds Level 3 in Health and Social Care.  She really enjoys making a difference in the community.  Becky is a keen runner and an avid reader.


Yvette Powell
Befriending Lead

Yvette joined the Evergreen Care Trust in 2012 as Befriending Lead and enjoys engaging with volunteers and marrying them up with local people who benefit from the Evergreen Befriending service.  Befriending is always a two-way relationship.  She lives in Stamford.  Yvette has a son and a daughter and spends as much time as she can with her grandson, Cory.


Carol Rickett
Finance Lead

Carol was born in Ketton but moved to Stamford in 1980 when she married Gary.  They have two children, a daughter, Laura, and a son, Tom, who is married to Kate.  Carol joined Evergreen in 2011 as a Volunteer helping with Evergreen Lunches and as a Befriender before joining the Admin Team as a part-time Receptionist.  More recently Carol has moved to the role of Finance Lead.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and following a series of evening classes has acquired a keen interest in flower arranging.


Bob Burdett
Advocacy Lead

Bob spent 33 years as a commissioned officer in the RAF, followed by 5 years as the senior administrator in a Corby medical centre.  Having retired a little early he decided to become involved in charity work, he saw an advert for the Evergreen Advocacy Service and went along for a chat. To cut a long story short, he was surprised to find that on leaving the Evergreen office he had acquired the title of Advocacy Lead!  Bob is married to Clare and they live in Uffington.  They have two married daughters each of whom has a son.  Bob works on Tuesdays and Fridays though there is the occasional swapping of days when he is called upon for grandpa duties for young George and Harry.


Jenny Moulds
Home Support Co-ordinator

Jenny lives with her husband, Simon and two sons and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  She loves to read and go to the theatre, and enjoys travelling, walking and yoga.  Jenny leads the Home Support Team overseeing three supervisors and 30+ Home Support Workers.

 


 

Rosie Maclennan
Volunteer and Marketing Co-ordinator

Yorkshire born, farmer's daughter, Rosie has 4 boys; Josh, Sam, Archie, Rory and one grandson, Finn, so life for Rosie continues to be very busy and ‘male’ dominated! 

Rosie has a passion for community work and over the years has built local community events and projects that continue to thrive including Stamford Christmas Festival, Stamford Children’s Christmas Party, Stamford Car Scheme, Statafresh and Burghley Park family fun day! Rosie believes strongly in community cohesion in order to bring happiness and light to those struggling through difficult times.  Her work at Evergreen aims to build on Evergreen’s existing team of volunteers subsequently meeting the increasing needs of vulnerable people across Stamford, Bourne and The Deepings.  Rosie started working with Evergreen in July 2015.


 

Gill Czuprynski
Senior Adminstrator

Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Gill moved to Stamford recently to be with family.  Gill's career has involved working in the ship building industry for a number of years but latterly worked for a social housing landlord. Gill loves theatre, rugby and also enjoys craft activities. 


Louise Marsh
Chief Executive Officer

Louise was born in Kent, but grew up in Adelaide and trained as nurse in Sydney, specialising in care of older people.  She returned to the UK in 1988 where she remained in her specialism in Scotland, working in the private nursing home sector.  Louise joined the Stamford Social Services Older Person's Team in 2002 and left in May 2005 to establish the Evergreen Care Trust.  Louise has two grown up daughters, twins Faith and Lauren, who are a constant source of joy.  Her interests include gardening, walking, good movies and a good book.