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!
Stella also enjoys water sports, in particular Stand-up Paddle boarding.
She currently has one daughter - Lulah
Allan Marchant known as Willy is retired but young at heart. Willy is passionate about all things gardening and Bonfire. He is traditional in many ways and committed to all things involving generosity and sharing. We certainly benefit from his fun loving vibe and many skills at the Community Garden and he is keen to share his 74 years worth of experience with anyone who will listen. Willy is our "Planter in Chief" and can help you grow your own skills.
Philip Saunders was born in 1950, married to Paula for 43 years, with four children and ten grandchildren. Now in his retirement after being employed in various fields as a qualified general nurse, chef, and warehouse manager, he decided to find a role in volunteering, fortunately a friend of his invited him to join
EHCH. This has turned out to be a very successful decision, with all three occupations coming into their own. Being asked to become a director was a great honour. The future of the allotment comes with expectations of growth for all involved.
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