Double Celebration at Mediation Plus
Saturday marked a double celebration at community mediation service Mediation
Plus, as the latest intake of volunteer mediators and five new Trustees joined
the service. Following an appeal through the media, a range of local people put
themselves forward as potential Trustees and were interviewed by Mediation Plus
Chair, John Gallop.
commented "We were delighted with the interest shown in our service and the
range of backgrounds and experience of the people coming forward. With a strong
group of Trustees and a growing pool of trained mediators, we are now in a great
position to secure the future of Mediation Plus and engage even more widely in
the communities we serve."
those joining as Trustees are Pevensey Parish Councillor Barbara Molog, former
Sussex Police hostage negotiator and mediator Ross Hollister, former head
teacher and Royal Marine David Hines, Australian born psychologist and
counsellor Deborah Marlin, and specialist management consultant Jonathan
certificates to the new volunteer mediators, John added "The response to our new
accredited mediation training courses has been great, but covering such a big
geographical area as Wealden, Eastbourne and Lewes means we need to maintain a
large group of volunteers, so we will be running our next course in September,
which we hope will give us over 50 mediators covering the
interested in training to become a mediator should contact Training Coordinator
Joan Eades at Mediation Plus on 01323 442781 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application pack.
There will also be an Open Morning in September where you can find out more
about the course and meet some of the current team of mediators..