Phil has been happily settled in Norfolk for nearly 15 years and moved to Hales in 2014. His career includes ambulance driver, civil servant, restaurant owner and IT director. He now runs his own business providing sports coaching for children. His interests include computing, DIY and fostering dogs for a dog rescue charity.
Luisa has been living on Hales Green since 2013. A radical change after 30 years in London, first studying at the Chelsea Physic Garden and Kew Gardens then practising as a garden designer and freelance gardening and design writer and tutor. The move to South Norfolk has proved one of the best decisions ever, opinion shared by her long standing partner Adrian. Other interests include organic gardening and edible crops, foraging, conservation and the environment, animals, crafts and rescuing dogs.
Hill Farm Barn
Sheila moved to Heckingham in 2016 having spent some time away from the area. She has worked for a variety of organisations in London, Colchester, Dundee and Norwich during her career as a secretary/administrator. She currently works for a building consultancy firm in Norwich and is delighted to be back in Norfolk. Her interests are varied and include gardening and textile handicrafts.
Alan is married with three children. After a long career in Banking he moved on to run a small company and then into Corporate Finance with a national firm of auditors. He then worked for himself supporting ailing businesses and offering expansion advice to others. Moved to Norfolk in 2004 and regards it as one of his best decisions. Hobbies include motorcycling, badminton and gardening.
The Old Chapel
Andy has lived locally since 1990 and moved to Hales in 2008 with his wife Anna and has four grown up daughters all educated locally. Andy’s work history includes periods in archaeology and in the music business and he has worked in IT management roles for some 30 years. He served as a parish councillor for Loddon and was for several years a governor of local schools including five years as chair of what is now Loddon Junior School. Andy’s interests include gardening, archaeology and exploring in his campervan. He has a season ticket at Carrow Road and plays bass in local bands.
Ground Floor South Wing