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Staff

We are very fortunate to employ Gail and Julie at Prudhoe Community Partnership.

Gail Jewitt
Gail Jewitt

Spetchells Centre Manager

Has previously work as a Team Manager at AA Insurance Services and is a lifelong resident of Prudhoe. Also a busy mum to Isla.

Julie Smith
Julie Smith

Spetchells Assistant Centre Manager

Previously worked in Spetchells Centre for Karbon Homes and covered Gail’s  maternity leave until Spring 2018 and now works on Wednesdays.

Prudhoe Community Partnership Trustees

Elected each year by the members at the Annual General Meeting. We are:

Angie Scott
Angie Scott

Trustee

Angie is a representive from both Prudhoe Town Council and Northumberland County Council. She currently works in the NHS and is is a lifelong resident of Prudhoe.

Iain Watt
Iain Watt

Trustee

Iain has been a store manager for over 25 years and brings more business and commercial perspective to the partnership. Although not a resident of Prudhoe, Iain has managed the local Co-op store for more than 8 years and is keen to work closely with the community on a number of projects..

Carol Stephenson
Carol Stephenson

Trustee

Carol has worked as a researcher in the NHS and is currently Director of Education in Social Science at University of Northumbria. She is  currently a Labour Councillor on Prudhoe Town Council.

Paul  Murray
Paul Murray

Deputy Chair

Co-owner and business development manager for Fab- beauty and hair salon a one stop well being centre and also chairperson for the Prudhoe Traders Committee. Lived in Prudhoe for more than 30 years.

Dr Steven Quilliam
Dr Steven Quilliam

Trustee

A Prudhoe GP since 1986 at Prudhoe Medical Group, retiring in July 2020. He has been involved in the various Northumberland health reorganisations over the years. One of the founders of Prudhoe Community Band over 25 years ago and continues to play trombone and act as chair. He lives in the Prudhoe area.

Brenda Smith
Brenda Smith

Trustee

Now retired, Brenda previously worked as a Contract Manager with Government Office North East and District Manager for Jobcentre  Plus.
She has been a Prudhoe Town Councillor and is currently a Trustee of Prudhoe Youth Project.  She brings experience of contract and project management and is particularly interested in projects to support young people, recycling and community development.

Caroline Warburton
Caroline Warburton

Chair

Has lived in Prudhoe since 1976.  She is particularly interested in community support and bring groups of people together along with promoting volunteering.  Caroline previously worked in the town, setting up the Open Door Community Learning Centre in 1988 and is now involved with local performing arts.

Paul Hillary
Paul Hillary

Trustee

Paul owns a company specialising in Electronic Security Systems and has lived in Prudhoe all of his life.

Judith Savage
Judith Savage

Trustee

Judith has worked in local government finance for 20 years and has been resident in Prudhoe since 2018.  She is interested in climate change, mental health and keeping active.

Become a Trustee

The Prudhoe Community Partnership is managed by a board of up to 12 trustees, each of whom bring skills and a commitment to serve the people, businesses and communities of Prudhoe and the surrounding area.  The Board meets every two months with other meetings relating to the various projects held at other times.

The Partnership currently has two trustee vacancies and we welcome enquiries from anyone interested in finding out more about becoming a trustee.

Please provide your details and a few words about what skills you feel you can bring to the Partnership for the benefit of the Prudhoe community.  These can be sent by email to: spetchells@prudhoe.org. 

Working together to make Prudhoe a great place to live and work.