Meet the Team: Rachel Faichnie

Rachel is our Education Officer working for the Beelines North East project. She’s the person behind the amazing interactive family sessions taking place in our parks, and our programme of educational events for schools.

Meet the Team: Ali Brown

Ali is our Marketing and Communications Manager, her role is to spread the word about Urban Green Newcastle, and all of the work that we do, in lots of different ways.

Carol Pyrah - CEO

Urban Green Newcastle announces Carol Pyrah as new Chief Executive

Today we are thrilled to announce Carol Pyrah, Executive Director of Historic Coventry Trust, as our new Chief Executive. Carol brings a wealth of experience in the charity, heritage and conservation sectors having held senior positions at both English Heritage and Historic England.

Meet the Team: Amelia Hain Porter

Amelia is our Customer Service Assistant, her job is answering all of your incoming enquiries and helping to keep our park users informed about everything that’s going on. 

Meet the Team: Gavin Cassidy

Gavin Cassidy has recently joined the Urban Green Clean team as our new Local Food and Allotments Officer. This week we sat down with him to get to know him better and heard all about his passion for his new role, got some advice for budding growers, and his unique former home.