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Calling Time Out on 2015

Calling Time Out on 2015

2015 has been quite a year for Local Heroes and as we shut up shop until the new year we just wanted to reflect on the year that gone by. This autumn 43 schools attended our ten LH: Roadshows creating 306 Local Heroes’ student ambassadors.  We're looking forward to visiting AFC Bournemouth,...

Local Heroes Welcomes Britain's Most Successful Tennis Player to the fold!

Local Heroes Welcomes Britain's Most Successful Tennis Player to the fold!

Local Heroes is thrilled to announce that Jordanne Whiley MBE is the latest sports' star to become a Hero.  Jordanne, who first picked up a racket at just three, is currently is Britain’s No.1 wheelchair tennis player, world No.5 and No.1 in World doubles rankings.  In 2012, Jordanne partnered...

Hero Heads to the Jungle

Hero Heads to the Jungle

Hero Brian Friedman is one of the dozen brave souls that are heading downunder for I'm A Celbrity - Get Me Out of Here 2015.  Rather him than us. Everyone at Local Heroes will, of course, be following the antics avidly from the comfort of our living rooms.  We're all going to be rooting for...

MP LOBBIES FOR LOCAL ANTI-BULLYING CHARITY

MP LOBBIES FOR LOCAL ANTI-BULLYING CHARITY

DEVON MP Mel Stride, has praised Local Heroes in the lead up to national anti-bullying week for our efforts in tackling bullying and reducing hate crimes. The Central Devon MP hosted a meeting in Westminster with Chair Ryan Doyle, Patron and former Devon High Sherriff John Lee OBE and Children’s...

Second Half Starts This Week

Second Half Starts This Week

So after a well earned break over Half Term the second half of the LH: Roadshow tour 2016 starts again this week. We are looking forward to working with more schools in Bristol, Torquay, Tottenham, Milton Keynes, Leicester and Dorset over the coming weeks.  We're looking forward to meeting even...

Greg Wise (Patron)

Greg Wise (Patron)

Greg Wise is an actor, flimamker and writer.  He has had a long and succesful career on both big and small screens. His…

John Lee OBE (Patron)

John Lee OBE (Patron)

John Lee OBE’s CV is as long as it is impressive.   John is involved in a number of charities and organisations on a…

Ryan Doyle (Chair)

Ryan Doyle (Chair)

Inspector Ryan Doyle combines his day job as Strategic Partnerships' Inspector at Devon & Cornwall Police with being the…

Adam Hopkinson (Trustee)

Adam Hopkinson (Trustee)

Adam brings a wealth of commercial savvy to Local Heroes having worked in the advertising industry for 18 years on both…

Jo McConville (Trustee)

Jo McConville (Trustee)

Jo McConville has a law degree and is a graduate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. When…

Clarise Patison (Trustee)

Clarise Patison (Trustee)

Clarise is a trained youth worker, Town Councillor, Charity Trustee and all long before the age of 25. Originally involved…

Alan Quick (Trustee)

Alan Quick (Trustee)

  Equalities and diversity campaigner Alan Quick was recognised by Intercom Lynx South West in 2006 for his work in…

Tom Rowell (Trustee)

Tom Rowell (Trustee)

  Tom was born in Wales in 1984, where he lived until 1991 before moving to Ivybridge in Devon where he spent the rest…

Lisa M Smith (Trustee)

Lisa M Smith (Trustee)

Lisa's career has been in Education and Employment Law and for the last eleven years she has had a specific interest in…

Mark Taylor (Trustee)

Mark has had a long and succesful career in the Higher Education and Charity Sectors.  Starting his career at St Andrew's…

Glenn Cosby (Schools' Liaison)

Glenn Cosby (Schools' Liaison)

Before becoming a school teacher Glenn travelled and lived in France, Spain and Australia working in EFL teaching, sales,…

Dan Coxon (Development)

Dan Coxon (Development)

Dan has spent over 20 years working in the music industry and charity sector. Meeting Ryan in 2013 he played a small part in…

Jessica Smith (Communications)

Jessica Smith (Communications)

With experience across public, private and charity sectors, Jess lead’s on and offline communications for Local Heroes and is…

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