The Management Committee is currently made up of 8 members, all of whom are local residents. Together, they have broad experience of community projects, managing hospitality venues and general business experience.
Dave has lived in Trawden for 9 years and before that, the neighbouring hamlet of Catlow for 7 years.
He has spent his career in the data industry with various information companies, working to bring large multinational companies together to form unique cooperatives for mutual gain.
He lives in Alderhurst with wife Joanne and 3 (grown up) boys and likes walking, cycling and making his own beer.
Glenn has lived in the village for 15 years and runs, Trawden-based, Innova Solutions Ltd.
He is the founder and Chair of The Trawden Beer & Music Festival. His wife, Jane, is a volunteer at The Trawden Forest Community Shop and both of their children have or are attending Trawden Forest Primary School.
Peter was born in Nelson (on Morrisons Car Park) and has lived and worked all over the UK for more than 20 years, as a result of his involvement in the automotive industry, happily coming home to Laneshawbridge in 1998.
He is a member of Colne Noyna Rotary Club, and helped Glenn to set up and run the Trawden Beer and Music Festival. He is a DIrector of Nelson based Energy Management Consultancy, Businesswise Solutions.
Peter is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Mick was brought up in Colne and attended Park High School and Nelson & Colne College before heading south to study at university.
He has worked in IT for the majority of his career, specialising in data and analytics. In 2001 he moved back to the area and has lived in Trawden for 20 years.
Steve is retired after a career in accountancy. He has lived in Trawden most of his life & for the last 7 years has been Chair of Trustees of the village community centre, library and shop.
He is married with 2 children and 5 grandchildren & is passionate about community spirit.
He has been a regular user of the village pub for the past 50 years.
Joe has spent all his life living in Trawden before moving to Colne 3 years ago.
He has worked at and managed several local hospitality venues over the years before pursuing a career with Trawden based Innova Solutions Ltd.
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Molly lived in Trawden throughout her childhood and has been living back in the village for around 6 years.
She is a keen fell runner, cyclist and adventure racer and feels lucky to live in such a beautiful part of the world with husband Dean. They enjoy welcoming visitors to their small B&B in Trawden. Their 2 children are now young adults, Sally is finishing her Masters degree and Patrick is a budding musician. Molly is also the organiser of the annual Pendle Running Festival which takes place in Barley each July.
As co-owner of Readstone Construction, Simon brings a wealth of experience to the committee from 30 years working in the construction industry.
He will take responsibility for the upkeep and maintenabce of the building, making sure it is safe for our tenants, engaging 3rd party contractors where required.
In his spare time he enjoys watching football, spending time with his family, walking and socialising.