Who We Are

PATCHWORK is a charity (number 1157186) and a company limited by guarantee (number 8510835).

We are run by a management committee or trustees  made up of local people some of whom set up the Project in 2001 and continue to help run the project today: they also get help from some other people that are employed because they have expertise in areas such as safeguarding, ethics and finance.

Management Committee Trustees are:

John Pattison – Chairperson

Carol Hunter – Treasurer

Mary Shearer – Secretary

Carole Pattison, Phil Buxton, Chelsea Dixon, Donna Partington, Matt Marshall.

The staff you will meet are:

Michael Bell – Project Manager

Andi Kewley – Youth worker

Lynne Percival – Administrator

Karl Gilbert – full-time trainee youthworker

Ashleigh Aylward – full-time trainee youthworker

Owen Dodd – part-time trainee youthworker

Peer Volunteers

Louise Bransby, Adam Houchin, Liam Swinhoe, Neil Armstrong, Missi Taundry, Rachael Wilkinson.


Various volunteers throughout the year

Organisational Structure

A Neighbourhood Youth Project in Newcastle Upon Tyne