Meet The Team

Welcome to the Active Blaby team, who will support you with whatever you need! You may not come into contact with all of us, but we work hard to supply you with the right tools, ready for your Active Blaby journey. We all have our different areas of expertise which when brought together, means you experience an excellent service and great outcomes from working with us!

Faye Gardiner

Sport & Physical Activity Team Leader

I am the Sport and Physical Activity Team Leader for Active Blaby and currently oversee the service.  In my spare time, I love to travel and explore new places, whether that’s in the UK or abroad.

Eilidh Kerr

Community Engagement Officer

My role is to connect our local community with opportunities to become more active and improve their independent lives.  Listening to their needs, expectations and helping improve our provision through working with and supporting them along with the rest of the team. On the weekend, you will find me crafting and park hopping with my grandchildren, spending time growing flowers in my garden or cosied up with good murder.

Lucie Mugridge

Active Referral Officer

I coordinate the Active Referral Scheme for Blaby District. This involves a number of intervention programmes, that help adults with long term health conditions become more active and improve their health and wellbeing. In my free time, I play football for Peterborough United women and love to travel the world, exploring new places and cultures!

Ross Whittingham

Active Referral Officer

I provide support across a number of active intervention programmes for Blaby District, these include Steady Steps, Exercise Referral and PARS, these programmes help adults and young people become more active and improve their health and wellbeing. In my spare time I really enjoy getting outside and going for a run and spending quality time with my young family.
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Joanna (Josie) Parr

Administration and Project Support

I provide Admin Support across the whole team, helping our officers with day-to-day tasks and project support. I am often the first point of contact for initial and general enquiries and will be here to help point you in the right direction. In my spare time, I love to get outside and soak in the fresh air on local walks, attending fitness classes and training in the gym.

Andrew Bayley

Active Travel Advisor

I am dedicated to supporting people in making healthy and environmentally friendly travel choices, while also promoting safe and accessible walking and cycling options. My role involves helping to develop a sustainable transport network for both commuting and leisure, with a focus on fostering physical activity for the benefit of residents’ health and well-being.

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