The Founders

Meet the People who Made Middle Marches Happen

Jonathan Brown

Jonathan has worked in the community and voluntary sector for 35 years.

He has set up and run several projects, including; Radio Maldwyn, Newton Family Centre, the Log Cabin adventure playground and Bishops Castle & District Community Land Trust. 

Oliver Goode

retired business development and training consultant working in U.K., EU and Australia.

Oliver has lived locally for the last 20 years and has become involved in environmental projects in the area.

Lizzie Hulton-Harrop

Lizzie grew up in Shropshire and decided to return home to learn more about her family’s farm business in January 2018.

Lizzie stepped down from the Middle Marches interim board on 5th October 2020.

Richard Keymer

Richard worked for English Nature and Natural England in a variety of roles. 

He has also worked closely with voluntary organisations, especially the Langdyke Countryside Trust.

Rob Rowe

Rob is a local ecologist who has lived and worked in the area for 40 years.

He spends as much time outdoors as he can and he gets much joy from finding different plants, fungi and ancient trees.

Tim Selman

Tim has spent 17 years managing AONB’s and World Heritage Sites in Devon, Cornwall and the Isle of Wight.

Now as Managing Director of Wyre Community Land Trust, he is working to bring a neglected ancient woodland landscape to life for people, wildlife and livelihoods.


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