Mr Richard Priest OBE DL

Richard was born in Lake, and met his wife Jane, when Lake Middle School was first opened in 1971, and they live in Shanklin: they have a Son Adam, Daughter-in-Law Jennie, and grandchildren Benjamin and Isabelle.

From 1995 to 2015 Richard managed the Riverside Centre in Newport, as well as being Chair of Medina Housing Association, a School Governor, and actively involved locally and nationally with Charities such as Community Action (IW) & ACRE.

Richard remains involved with town councils on the Island, as well as with Shanklin Voluntary Youth & Community Centre, and his interests include Football and Cricket, sports writing and making local history films.

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