About Us

Transforming Communities Together Tyne to Tweed is part of the Together Network, a national network of faith-based charities dedicated to working locally with churches, individuals and organisations.

We support local churches, engage communities and get involved in neighbourhoods through practical action, by helping to develop a wide range of projects. We are supported by the Church Urban Fund (CUF) and the Diocese of Newcastle to create faith-based social action in communities between 'Tyne and Tweed'.

We believe that the local church is at the heart of making a difference, and can contribute to creating a flourishing and thriving neighbourhood life for everyone. At the heart of everything we do is something we call ABCD, or Asset-based Community Development. It’s a way of working that makes the most of the skills and capacities from the local area:

  • Identifying and channelling local skills, gifts and resources
  • Building relationships – it’s what we are good at!
  • Recognising the unique worth of each person

Together we can all make a difference and bring about change for the common good

Our team

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Angela Abrahams

Support Worker

07933 237246 Email
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Lynda Telford

Development Worker

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Trustees

The Reverend Mark Wroe 1

Mark Wroe

Chair of Trustees

0191 285 2220 Email
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Catherine Macpherson

Trustee

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Eric Jubb 2

Eric Jubb

Trustee

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Gwyn Mc Kenzie 2

Gwyn McKenzie

Trustee and Safeguarding Officer

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Emeritus Professor John Goddard OBE 1

John Goddard

Trustee

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Lisa Wild

Lisa Wild

Trustee

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Pauline Pearson

Pauline Pearson

Trustee

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Church Urban Fund

Church Urban Fund (CUF) was established by the Church of England as a practical response to unmet need and has been active in local communities for over 30 years. CUFs vision is to see people and communities all over England flourish and enjoy life in all its fullness.

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Together Network

The Together Network is an alliance of 21 charities known as joint ventures linked by faith and driven by the desire to see communities flourish throughout England.

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