Contact Us

Your Network Support Team are on the end of the line from 9am-5.30pm Monday to Thursday and 9am-5:00pm on Friday. Call us on 0114 349 1666

Meet the Network Team

Gabi Woodhams — Head of Network

As well as heading up our Network Team, Gabi makes sure that we're doing whatever we can to make sure the Online Centres Network has all the support and resources we can provide to do the amazing work it does in communities across the country.


Our Grants Team

Holly Bagnall-Bell — Grants Manager


Holly heads up the Grants team and offers support to the funded centres within our network. She's always happy to help out with any problems that funded centres may have and especially likes to hear about how they're getting on with our various projects.


Vanessa Kirby-Firth — Network Manager (Census)


As Network Manager, Vanessa supports centres who are taking part in our Assisted Digital project rehearsal - ONS Census Online Support Service. She's always happy to help out with any problems that centres may have and especially likes to hear about how they're getting on.


Jessica Hall - Network Specialist

As a Network Specialist with a focus on funding, Jessica is part of the Grants team that supports the Online Centres Network members that are delivering Good Things Foundation funded programmes. Jessica talks to centres daily, keeping them on track, offering support and solving their problems.

Nadeem Shan — Network Specialist


As a Network Specialist with a focus on funding, it’s Nadeems's job to chat to our Online Centres Network who receive funding from Good Things Foundation. He does so on a daily basis - troubleshooting, collating feedback and disseminating information.

Bryony Evans — Network Specialist

Bryony keeps in regular touch with centres making sure they're achieving targets and helping them with any issues they may have to make sure everyone succeeds.

Our Membership Team

Esther Oddy — Membership Manager

As Membership Manager, Esther helps shape the way we do things so that they are the best fit for our members - her strength is looking closely at how to support people and organisations without taking a 'one size fits all' approach.

Jonathan Bradwell - Network Development Manager

Jonathan has the pleasure of talking with Online Centres on a regular basis to understand how we can support them better, as well as speaking to those who are interested in joining the Network. He's regularly out and about talking about the benefits of joining our network.


Alison Broadley — Network Specialist


Alison is responsible for supporting the Online Centres Network with a particular focus on training and making sure that Good Things Foundation is doing all it can to support the network as it helps the people in their communities that need it most.


Marguerite Dennis — Network Specialist


Marguerite is responsible for supporting the Online Centres Network and letting them know about any and all news that may be of interest to them. She likes to chat to centres about what they do and offers them help when they need it.


Rose Shearstone — Network Specialist


From her background in Psychology and Marketing, Rose has a passion to help others and communicate with them via many marketing methods. Communication and organisation are her strengths, so her role as a Network Specialist enables her to put her skills to use whilst encouraging Centres to engage in comms and help develop their digital capabilities.


Chloe Hackett — Network Specialist


Chloe keeps in touch with centres to provide them with relevant updates, as well as to find out what they're up to see what support the Good Things team can provide. Chloe talks a lot - which makes this role ideal for her and she loves hearing about all the good things that the centres are offering.


Natasha McCreesh — Customer Insights Co-ordinator

Natasha keeps in touch with centres to find out how we can support them better. As a Customer Insights Co-ordinator, Natasha gets to hear about new and initiative ways centres have being trying to reach new learners.


The Good Things Foundation Network team quality promise

We promise to:

  1. Champion the Online Centres Network and showcase the work of the Network at every opportunity.
  2. Complete all inductions within 5 days of receiving an application to join the Network.
  3. Offer support and guidance at the end of a phone between 9am - 5.30pm Monday - Friday.
  4. Reply to all emails within 48 hours that are sent to
  5. Actively seeking national partners who will support and strengthen the work you do and encourage them to demonstrate their support by providing opportunities to benefit your centre. 
  6. Try to offer a range in size of funding contracts to involve as much of the Network as possible and always ensure that funding is awarded to as many new organisations as possible in each funding round.
  7. Listen to your feedback and act on it wherever possible.

Find us at:

Good Things Foundation
1st Floor
1 East Parade
S1 2ET

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