MEET US

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lauren southgate
media consultant & administrator

Lauren is one of our older girls and started working for the group in October 2020.  She is responsible for some of our media coverage, including our Newsletters, and jointly edited and produced a video of all our activities from Summer Camp last year.   Lauren, who is currently in her final year at College doing media studies, really enjoys making music videos and is also a very talented singer.

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Lesley Brook
 
Group Leader

Lesley founded Nebula Girls Group in 2016, having worked as a lawyer until 2005 and then a Montessori teacher from 2006 to 2011.

 

She has since worked independently with children on the autism spectrum... Read more

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Elena preston
youth worker

Elena works as a Teaching Assistant in a Special Needs School and has been with the group for two years now.  Elena seems to know what works with our girls and brings a sense of fun to our activities.  Occasionally she will also bring along one of her many animals to visit the girls at our sessions.

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amy brook
volunteer youth worker & media

Amy (Lesley’s daughter and another of our older girls) has been an incredible role model to some of our younger girls.  She has contributed to lots of ideas within the group over the years and has been responsible for lots of our media design and videos.  She is interested in writing and illustration/art and is currently doing a degree at Lancaster University.  In her spare time, she enjoys working with the girls and helping out at group. 

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Hannah Jickells
volunteer

Hannah is our youngest volunteer and started helping out at group just over a year ago.  She is an absolute hit with our younger girls and has even been known to get them doing a bit of Yoga.

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Sue fletcher

Support Worker

Sue joined us in 2021 and works with our youngest group (11s and under) on a Friday evening at The Hub.  Previously she was a nursery teacher but is now a registered Childminder. She has a good understanding of autism and has a son on the autism spectrum.

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Vicki Simmons
Volunteer

Vicki has just recently become a volunteer for the group and has been helping us out when we have had our sessions at Central Hall in Keighley.  We are very grateful to Vicki for finding us a room indoors during the cold winter months!

BEc SEvers
Website Admin

Bec has recently set up our long-awaited and very needed website!  With her brilliant IT skills and an eye for graphic design, she will be highly valued within our team.