Meet The Team


Chris McClelland

Head of Brightlife

Leading the Brightlife team, Chris works closely with the Brightlife Partnership, the Big Lottery and key stakeholders from across the borough overseeing all aspects of the 'Ageing Better' project in Cheshire West and Chester

Email Chris McClelland

Jane N

PA to Head of Brightlife and Senior Administrator

Contact Jane on 01606 884444 for more information about Brightlife

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Chris McMahon

Social Prescribing Manager

Managing the delivery of a new Social Prescribing model (in Malpas, Winsford and Chester).

Email Chris McMahon

Jackie Brown

Social Prescribing Coordinator for Winsford

Call Jackie on 07736 168348 to find out about some of the fantastic activities, events, support and drop in sessions in Winsford. No need to book just pop in to Jackie's Brightlife Drop-In at the Chatterbox Cafe (New Images, Nixon Drive, Winsford, Cheshire CW7 2HG), Tuesdays 10.30am-12.30pm.

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Sue Downham

Social Prescribing Coordinator for Chester

Call Sue on 07715 658431 to find out about more about the activities, events and support available in Chester (Blacon, Lache, Upton, Hoole and Boughton) including our regular Brightlife Drop-Ins at Centurion Pub (Vicars Cross), St Mary Without-the-Walls (Handbridge) and 'The Venue' (Lache).

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Katherine Hussey

Social Prescribing Coordinator: Malpas & Chester

Call Katherine on 07736 168342 to find out about activities, drop-ins, events and support available in Malpas including the 'Friday Friends' Compass Club (10am-12pm, Young Person's Centre) as well as a range of venues across Chester.

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Lynne Humphries

Engagement and Volunteer Manager

Thinking of volunteering? Call Lynne on 01606 884449 to talk through some of the wonderful opportunities available through Brightlife and our commissioned services.

Email Lynne Humphries

Mandy Roberts

Contracts and Commissioning Manager

Pioneering new methods of commissioning for people aged 50+ in close consultation with communities, local support organisations and Brightlife's 'Older People's Alliance'

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Chris Mitchell

Contracts and Commissioning Coordinator

Supporting Brightlife's Commissioning offer with a focus on the innovative Bright Ideas funding.

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Haley Reyes Valenzuela

Data Coordinator

Responsible for maintaining and developing data collecting systems to effectively monitor and evaluate the success of the Brightlife programme. Working in collaboration with the University of Chester and ECORYS to ensure national and regional requirements are met through the provision of robust and quality data.

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Cath Logan

Marketing and Communications Manager

Promoting the most effective and innovative methods being used to reduce social isolation through case studies, shared learning and partnership work whilst establishing new networks that increase awareness and improve perceptions about growing older in Cheshire West and Chester. Capturing project evidence through interviews, photography and video footage.

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Jane Thomas

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Tell us about your activity that's helping reduce social isolation in people aged 50+ and we'll help you promote it through our newsletters, website, partners, networks and social media: Twitter @lovebrightlife and Facebook /BrightlifeCheshire.

Call 01606 884926 to find out how we can help or support your project.

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