Contact name: John Housley – Chair


Brief description of your business Maintaining planters, beds, memorial garden beds in front of library.
Date joined forum: Founding member of the forum
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What brought you to the forum? I was on a sub-committee who helped to organise the Olympic torch coming through Chapeltown in 2012. From this we looked at ways of bringing together the businesses and residents of Chapeltown to help promote Chapeltown to its residents and farther afield.
How have you contributed to the forum? I have been Chair since we became a constitutionalised group in 2013.  I have been actively involved in organising events in Chapeltown, negotiating with EPC, Friends of Chapeltown Park and other businesses in the area.
What events have you been involved in? As Chair, I have been actively involved in all of the events, newsletters and publicity of the forum.