The GPFA

Introduction

The Guilsborough Playing Field Association is a charitable organisation responsible for managing and maintaining the 7.5 acres of  Playing Field since 1977.  The Playing Field Association raises around £12,000 each to cover the cost of maintaining the facility and to support small capital projects.  The Playing Field Association is a registered charity, registration number 275828.    The Playing Field Association would always welcome new members to contribute to management and maintenance of the ground, any volunteers can contact the Association using the link below.

Our Mission

To provide the best possible facility to allow residents of Guilsborough and the surrounding area to enjoy outdoor activities and sports in the beautiful setting of the playing field and thus contributing to the health and well being of the community.

Committee Members

Chairman: Simon Smith

Secretary: Graham Byars

Vice Chairman: Mike Edwards

Treasurer: Mike Alcock

Health and Safety Officer: Gary Wakelin

Parish Council Rep: Katie Fulcher

Fundraising: Jim Houghton

WH&GCC: Richard Allen

Guilsborough Tennis Club: Gary Ashworth

Contact the GPFA

The Trustees

The Trustees are responsible for the governance of the Playing Field Association.  They perform an Annual review of PFA activities and the financial accounts. They are also actively involved in fundraising initiatives.

Hugh Lowther

Hugh's father Sir John Lowther made the land available for the village to buy and create the facility back in 1977. Hugh lives in Guilsborough and has been a trustee of the ground since 1994. He is a huge supporter of the facility and can occasionally be spotted participating in a social cricket match.

John McCall

John has been a trustee since 1994, lives in Guilsborough, and has  supported a variety of activities, including the legal aspects of registering the field  with the Land Registry, thus securing it for the village. 

Sarah Edwards

Sarah has supported many voluntary organisations in Guilsborough and takes an active role in fundraising whenever possible.  Sarah lives in Guilsborough and has been a trustee since 2014.