Meet the Team
Mansfield Townscape Heritage Team
Caroline Daghash, Townscape Heritage Officer (MDC staff)
I have had many years’ experience of delivering grant funded projects. Having lived in and around Mansfield all my life I am very excited about working on the Townscape Heritage Project. I really hope that the property owners will realise the advantages of accessing the grant to improve the appearance of their property and that the project also raises community awareness of our historic buildings and heritage.
Pete Brown, Community Participation Coordinator (freelance)
I have lots of experience of running community projects and am passionate about heritage buildings! I’m not from Mansfield so I’m relying on colleagues, partners and volunteers for their local knowledge. There’s lots of enthusiasm for this project so I’m sure we’re going to do great things over the next few years. Website
Stephanie Bognar, Web Content Editor (volunteer)
Being born and raised in Mansfield, this is very much a passion-project which is close to my heart. It is a fantastic opportunity to learn about our local heritage. Mansfield is a town which often feels neglected and forgotten, but if we only look up at our beautiful buildings, we can see that ours is a town of significant historic value. This project should help to awaken our sense of civic pride as we celebrate our town and ourselves.
Nukshi Velebny, Project Photographer (volunteer)
I live in Mansfield Woodhouse with my husband and our 5-year-old son. I studied photography at Nottingham Trent University. I have worked as a silversmith and ran a jewellery shop for 10 years, with start-up funding from the Prince’s Trust. Last year I got funding from Mansfield district council for starting a new business and currently working on a exhibition project on “Living with Alzheimers & Dementia”. Website