The Friends are governed by a Council consisting of 12 elected members, 2 nominated members and 3 officers.


Frank Paterson MBE


Michael Wallace MBE Honorary Secretary
David Naylor Honorary Treasurer
F A Lawton Honorary Legal Advisor

Elected members

Helen Ashby OBE
Peter Batty
Philip Benham Chairman
Dave Camp
Mel Draper CBE
Phil Graham
Ian Johnson
Brian Knowlman
Chris Nettleton
John Perkin
Russ Rollings Vice-chairman
David Thomas BEM

Nominated members

Andrew McLean
Judith McNicol