Lesley manages the office and keeps everything running smoothly for the Trust. She edits Ouseburn Valley News, keeps the website up to date and the social media active.  She enjoys meeting members, volunteers and visitors.

Before taking on this role Lesley had been working in events and promotion for Age UK North Tyneside, including organising the Age Takes Centre Stage Festival every October. Before that she ran an energy efficiency advice centre in Newcastle and worked in rural community development in CountyDurham.

Lesley has been visiting and enjoying the OuseburnValley for many years to support Northern Print.  She has also written 2 full length shows and 10 short plays reclaiming stories from Tyneside’s heritage, for outdoor performance by North Tyneside Community Theatre.

Working hours 9am-3.30pm Monday and Tuesday, 9am-5pm Wednesday – Friday

You can email her here.