Our Trustees

Neil Guttridge - Chairman

Neil   moved   to   Royston   in   1979     and   quickly   became   involved   in   local affairs.     He   worked   for   Curwens   Solicitors   for   20   years   and   over   the years   has   been   involved   in   numerous   local   organisations   and   activities such   as   The   Community   Centre,   the   Museum,   Royston   Town   Council, The    Parish    Church,    Rotary    Club,    volunteering    for    the    NHS,    and Therfield     Heath     Conservators.         He     has     a     wide     range     of     local experience. Catherine Stanlick- Treasurer Catherine   joined   as   a   trustee   in   2022   and   has   lived   in   Royston   since 2014. She   is   now   retired   but   worked   as   Financial   Controller   in   construction, property development and shipping. She   has   been   treasurer   of   a   local   orchestra   and   committee   member for several musical charities.

Jenny Routledge

A   trustee   since   1970   when   the   present   organisation   was   known   as   The League of Friends of Royston and District Hospital. She   was   the   Secretary   for   36   years   during   which   time   a   long   campaign was    fought       to    maintain    the       maternity    unit    followed    by    another    campaign   20   years   later   to   save   the   Hospital   from   closure   with   the formation of RHAG (Royston Hospital Action Group).

Peter Homent

A   trustee   since   2000,   Peter   is   a   Chartered   Accountant   and   ex   senior partner   of   Hardcastle   Burton.   Peter   was   born   in   Royston   and   has   lived in   the   locality   throughout   his   life.   He   is   involved   in   several   other   local organisations.

Martin Lewis

Lives    in    Royston,    owning    and    operating    a    number    of    successful companies. He sits on a number of medical boards.

Vivienne Tadman

Vivienne   was   born   in   Royston   hospital   as   were   her   mother   and   her children.     She   has   a   strong   connection   with   the   town,   having   lived   here most   of   her   life.     Her   career   was   working   in   woman's   magazines   in London. Music   is   Vivienne’s   main   pastime   including   singing   in   choirs   and   hand- bell   ringing.     She   is   interested   in   healthcare   and   has   been   involved with a number of organisations in the town. Betty McLatchy Betty   is   a   retired   registered   nurse   who   has   also   in   a   varied   career   had extensive business and management experience. She   also   worked   for   Social   Services   as   Bursar   then   as   Care   manager   for nineteen   years   before   returning   to   nursing   to   take   a   degree   through   Bupa while working as nurse manager. Moved   to   Suffolk   2008,   became   Town   councillor,   Borough   councillor   then Mayor from 2015 /2016. Moved   to   Carmarthen   Wales   in   2017   becoming   a   member   of   Friends   of Glangwili Hospital before moving to Royston September 2022. Diana Walters Di   is   an   Advanced   Nurse   Practitioner   with   Granta   Medical   Practice.   Born in   London,   she   grew   up   in   Stevenage,   trained   at   The   Lister,   Stevenage. Married   with   grown   up   children,   very   much   into   fitness   and   family,   local projects   and   fund   raising.   Chair   of   her   local   Village   Hall   and   was   the   Nurse Representative    on    the    previous    CCG.    Di    brings    enormous    medical experience to the Charity.