The local charity - set up by local people - for local people

Helping Older People New Forest. Registered Charity No. 1152294. Company No. 8326735

Registered Office: 25 Kensington Park, Milford on Sea, Lymington. SO41 0WD

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Margaret Clarke

One of the co-founders of HOPe, Margaret has extensive experience of working with charities devoted to the elderly. She is actively involved in representation of elderly issues at government level and campaigns tirelessly to make sure that these get recognised and acted upon. Professionally, Margaret is a Chartered Certified Accountant and has numerous elderly residents in her client portfolio.

Phyllis Inglis

Following an extensive career in senior corporate administration roles, Phyllis moved to our area in the late eighties due to her husband's health. She has been Chairman of Neighbourcare and The New Milton Stroke Group and has been actively involved in the New Forest Disability Information Service, the local British Legion and Community centre. Until recently she was the editor of the Residents Association newsletter, a post she held for 25 years which involved her in all aspects of the community. In 2013, Phyllis was awarded the British Empire Medal for her voluntary work.

Marie Morgan

After many years in administrative and legal roles, Marie retired due to her husband's health. In her voluntary roles she spent many years as Vice-Chair of the Residents Association and was a founder member of the New Forest Disability Information Service. Marie is currently Vice-Chair of Neighbourcare where she has served 16 years and runs the events team at the local community centre.

Steve Williams

Steve's working life was in local government planning. His public Service includes time spent as a Town Councillor and a period as Mayor. He has also been a school governor and held several trusteeships. Steve has been involved with HOPe from the outset and maintains a keen interest in helping the less fortunate elderly people in the New Forest area.

Neil Tungate

Neil has been involved in local charitable organisations for over 30 years. He has served as both Chairman of New Milton Town Council and as Mayor. Both roles have led to him being in regular contact with voluntary groups, finding ways to support and to integrate them into the community. Having spent a great many years as chair of the finance committee at the Town Council, he is well versed in the need to manage funds in a transparent and efficient manner. Neil's career was in engineering.