Strategic Statement 2016/17

The Trustees have agreed a Strategic Statement for 2016.17 (strategic-statement-2016-7).  Chairman David Hutchinson commented “The Fund’s objects date back to 1950 and it is important for the Trustees to satisfy themselves of their continuing relevance.  That is why the Trustees have spent time reviewing the Fund’s future strategy.  We also Read more…

Ann Frye

Ann Frye has stood down as a Trustee of the Fund after nine years.  Ann made a really valuable contribution to the work of the Fund particularly in championing work on disability and services for the elderly.  Thanks to Ann for the enthusiasm and energy she has given to the Read more…

Trustee changes

Thanks to Mike MacDonald for his time and contribution to the work of the Fund. Mike has stepped down as a Trustee after serving for six years. The Fund is pleased to welcome Ginny Clarke as a Trustee.  Ginny brings a wealth of experience following a long and distinguished career Read more…

Peter Bryant

We are sad to hear of the death of Peter Bryant, former Trustee and Chairman of the Fund. Peter, who stood down from the Fund in 2007, made a long and valuable contribution to the Fund as a Trustee for 21 years including as Chairman from 1994 to 2004.

New Secretary Appointed

David Hutchinson, the Fund’s Chairman, today announced that Brian Murrell has been appointed as Secretary to replace Brian Smith, who had previously expressed his intention to step down from the post early in the New Year. David said, ‘We are delighted to make this announcement. Brian comes to us with Read more…