Meet the team

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Trevor Michael Hart


Trevor Hart is Chair of Cottam Community and has lived in Cottam for 26 years. 

As a retired Headteacher and School Advisor and now School Governor I have an active interest in Education. During 2018/19 I served as Mayor of Preston. I am an active supporter of local projects serving the Community.

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Chris Smith

Vice Chairman

As the vice chair I stand in for the Chairperson in his or her absence. I support the Chairperson by working closely with him/her and accepting any
delegated tasks that are assigned. I oversee and guide decisions taken by the association
My background is in education with a particular focus around public health and wellbeing. I am an outgoing individual who likes to walk, run and cycle around the lovely Cottam and Lea area.



I am a community enthusiast who works as a Wedding & Portrait Photographer. In my spare time, around my children, I organise community events and run the Cottam Community Facebook page.

Judith Parker

booking officer

I am a retired teacher. As Booking Officer, I organise bookings for classes and parties and enjoy liaising with all hirers. Cooking and gardening are my favourite pastimes.

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Lesley Clark


I moved to Preston in 1988 with my husbands work.
Originally a Post Office and Bt Telephonist Supervisor and then retrained as a Hairdresser.
Now retired, interested helping with the Community, travelling and looking after my grandchildren.

Anne Clucas


I am retired but worked for Uclan for 30 years I worked for Campus Services in cleaning/caretaking then Security then finally as a Building Manager.

Fact about me I have a good sense of humour,enjoy cruising and love being with my family.

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Joanne Esmond


I moved to Cottam from the midlands in 2012, and joined the association to contribute to the community and start to meet people. I’m a retired finance consultant / Project manager, and enjoy creative hobbies.