Mark Reading

Chief Operations Officer

I have more than 15 years’ experience within the Third Sector, both from an infrastructure and funding perspective. I’ve previously worked as a grants officer and grants manager at local, regional and national level. My role at CCA focuses on ensuring our objectives are delivered to the highest standard.

John Heselwood

Community Housing Development Manager

I joined CCA in 2006 and have held a variety of roles in that time. My current role involves helping communities conduct housing needs surveys and assessments, and produce neighbourhood plans. I’ve recently launched a community-led housing service, which is enabling me to pursue my passion for helping people develop their own communities.

Chris Davenport

Finance & Commercial Manager

I’m part of the management team at CCA, having worked for the organisation for over 15 years. My key responsibilities include financial, HR and membership oversight. I enjoy working for an organisation that delivers professional community development support across Cheshire. 

Lucy Hughes

Community Led Planning Officer

I joined CCA in 2014 following over 20 years working as a policy planner for local authorities in England and Wales. As a chartered town planner with a background in local planning and policy development, I help local communities prepare their neighbourhood plans.

Kevin Janes

Social Enterprise Manager

I joined the team at CCA in 2018, bringing with me over 10 years’ experience of providing advice and support to social enterprises, community businesses and other not for private profit organisations. In addition to this, I have experience of managing and advising on community regeneration, community development and anti-poverty programmes.

Viv Craven

Pathfinder West

I joined CCA in October 2017 to work for the Pathfinder service. I have more than 20 years’ experience as a personal assistant in a variety of sectors, including finance and working for Cheshire Police. I enjoy being able to help signpost people in need of support to crucial services through my role in the Pathfinder service.

Cheshire Community Action

Cheshire Community Action aim to give communities a stronger voice by engaging and supporting them to influence the places, spaces and services that are important to them.




01244 400222

Queens House Annexe
Queens Road

Privacy Settings
We use cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. If you are using our Services via a browser you can restrict, block or remove cookies through your web browser settings. We also use content and scripts from third parties that may use tracking technologies. You can selectively provide your consent below to allow such third party embeds. For complete information about the cookies we use, data we collect and how we process them, please check our Privacy Policy
Consent to display content from Youtube
Consent to display content from Vimeo
Google Maps
Consent to display content from Google