James Hamilton-Andrews 


James was born into a service family in 1960 and hence grew up wherever the family was posted. After leaving school he joined the Parachute Regiment and once he completed his Army career, started a successful construction business. His interests, however lay with another subject and in his 40's James went back to University gaining a Phd in History of Decorative Arts & Crafts. James has two young children, who love helping him with the community garden and is currently studying for his MSc Mental Health Recovery


Tom Serpell


Tom is retired after a career in industry. He has been a director of a number of companies. He is now also chair of Village of Sanctuary, a local refugee support organisation


Stella Mullane


​​Stella qualified as a solicitor in 2002 and has always worked with vulnerable people, whether by physical, mental illness or a severe injury.
She loves her job, which is extremely rewarding.
Stella also gives talks and lecture on interesting aspects of her job and the legal issues.
She has been gardening since she was a child and it now provides time away from life's stresses and nutritious food for her family and the chickens do their bit, too!.
StellaI also enjoys water sports, in particular Stand up Paddle boarding.
She currently has one daughter - Lulah


Julie Gosling


Julie is an SRN and a senior nurse with thirty five years of experience, specialising and working within the NHS, leading teams of multi skilled personal, offering intelligent and creative leadership.
Being proficient, showing consideration, and determination, enabling me to take care of all aspects of nursing including patients, physical, emotional, spiritual wellbeing, ensuring we treat our patients with dignity and respect.