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The resulting Community Led Plan forms a blueprint for use by Town/Parish Councils and other local bodies, as well as providing evidence for funding bids to enable the actions identified to be completed.
Mrs Surfleet a registered customer of the car scheme thanked HWRA for an excellent service and also to personally thank the driver, Terry for his help and assitance in providing transport to her medical appointment.
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Trustees

Tony Chase - Acting Chairman

Tony Chase - Acting Chairman

Formerly director of North Lincolnshire Rural Community Transport, Tony has been an HWRCC Trustee for number of years when the charities merged. He was a source of local support to the staff team as the organisation went through change and moved from Howden to Barton.

Tony would like to see “HWRCC taking on a larger role in providing public services/advice/amenities that are not now being provided by statutory bodies”.

David Hughes - Acting Vice Chairman

David Hughes - Acting Vice Chairman

David has been a resident of Beverley for 40 years, having moved to the area with the RAF after travelling the world. On retirement he was appointed as a Lecturer at Hull College.

David has been involved with uniformed youth organisations at local and regional level, as well as volunteering and holding the position of Chairman with Beverley Community Lift, a community transport operator.

David has been a trustee of HWRCC for a number of years and Treasurer from 2010. He has experience regarding the issues of delivering services across a rural area through his knowledge of the East Riding. David has seen the organisation through years of change and wants to ensure that “in these difficult times the charity not only survives but continues its valuable work”.

Bert Cotter - Trustee

Bert Cotter - Trustee

Bert  worked for Tata Steel for over 40 years and brings a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience in IT, HR, Health and Safety, systems and change management. He is a ‘can do’ person working hands on with the staff team to research and develop new processes, resources and systems, creating a more effective and efficient organisation that is ready to take on new, innovative and exciting challenges and opportunities.

Tom Cave JP - Trustee

Tom Cave JP - Trustee

Tom has been actively engaged with HWRCC as a Parish Councillor for several years. However, it is as an individual that he has joined the trustee board bringing with him experience of business development and involvement with local community networks and organisations. Tom feels that HWRCC has the potential to fulfil opportunities in North Lincolnshire, working closely with North Lincolnshire Council to achieve this.

David Hannam - Treasurer

David Hannam - Treasurer

David became a Trustee for HWRA to have the opportunity to give something back to rural communities. He has lived in rural areas most of his
Life and believes that, as a consequence he is aware of some of the challenges that rural and remote living presents.

He is a Chartered Management Accountant and has run his own practice with circa 500 clients for several years having previously being in private industry. He brings invaluable knowledge, experience and skills to the Trustee Board.

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