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Fran Bedding

Frances Bedding

Head of Partnerships and External Relationships

Frances Bedding

Head of Partnerships and External Relationships

Frances Bedding has worked in the public and latterly charity sector for over 25 years in economic and community development with an extended period in external funding. She is an experienced project and programme manager with a history of working with VCSE organisations and businesses across the wider public and private sectors. Frances has skills in economic and community development, project development, external funding, social enterprise, business development, programme management particularly finance and appraisal, and bid writing. She has successfully secured funding for large and small community projects, broadband development, business development and has a particular interest in rural issues, until recently being an active member of the Rural Services Network. Frances is a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and the Institute of Economic Development.