Blacon Beacon is a food charity which exists entirely for the benefit of Blacon residents. Registered with the Charity Commission as 'Pantry for Blacon' CIO registration number 1183763. We're based at Holy Trinity Church hall and we're delighted to introduce to you our project manager, Kerry. We have fantastic volunteers working for us, who help with stock taking, serving food, and welcoming members to Blacon Beacon, but we're always on the look out for more volunteers, so please get in touch if you can help.
Meet the Staff:
Project Manager & Support Worker - Georgia Gough
Georgia has been at Blacon Beacon from the start and splits her time between assisting with Beacon projects and activities and also running one on one sessions with Blacon residents, whether its helping them with digital skills, getting online, finding a job, brushing up on their English or having a tea or a chat! Having grown up in Blacon, Georgia is excited to see how the area and its community members develop and prosper! If you’re interested in a session with Georgia, you can get in touch on our contact page.
Sheila's lived in Blacon for more than 30 years and was elected as a Councillor for the Blacon ward in 2019.
Tina Upton is Chair of Trustees. She has been the Rector of Holy Trinity Church, Blacon since 2012, and she is passionate about supporting the local community and people in need. She is married with three grown up children and two grandchildren.
Jen De Leie
Jen has lived in Blacon for four years and is married with one son. She's come to live in Chester after living on a narrow-boat and also volunteers at The Boat Museum and The Hospice of the Good Shepherd. She loves helping the community in and around where she lives.
Originally from London, Ed and his wife have lived and worked in Blacon since 2002 running children’s and youth clubs and he is really passionate about the community. Ed is a Baptist minister with HBC Chester and Blacon Central.