Who we are

Alison Murdoch Director

Alison Murdoch is a local resident with a particular interest in kindness. In Frome, she’s been a co-founder of Fair Housing for Frome and the Keyford Neighbourhood Group as well as of The Good Heart. She was previously the director of an international education non-profit called the Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom. 

Karen Creffield Director

Karen Creffield lives with her family in Frome. She is the Practice and Primary Care Network Manager at Frome Medical Practice. She previously worked for many years at the University of Sussex with oversight of Sport, Fitness and Well Being. She is also a yoga teacher. She is passionate about supporting health and sustainability and the role kindness can play in these.

Simon Keyes Director

Simon Keyes is secretary of Friends of the River Frome, Advisor on peacebuilding to the Diocese of Bath and Wells and Professor of Reconciliation at the University of Winchester. Simon is often seen about town with his spaniel Lola.

Terésa Hadland Director

Terésa has worked with individuals and groups in the field of health and wellbeing for over 30 years, in the UK and Europe.  In Frome she has been involved in a number of local groups centred around fostering good relationships.  She is a founder member of Wellbeing Frome and believes passionately that self-awareness is the key to good relationships with others.

Melanie Dalton Development Worker

Mel joined as Development Worker for Good Heart team in November 2021. She has previously been a Director of Fair Housing for Frome and has worked as a facilitator for many years, delivering creative workshops for Heritage Services in Bath. Mel lives with her young family in Frome. She loves getting involved with local creative projects and enjoys the occasional escape to the Frome Boulder Rooms.