Nev Keating

Company Captain

Nev Joined the 1st Caversham BB at the age of 8. He served with the 1st Caversham until 1986 gaining the Presidents badge and the Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award.He then took up the position of Captain of the 2nd Caversham Company. He was captain at the 2nd for 9 years.

He was asked one Sunday morning by Wendy Holt, Pastor at Wallingford Methodist Church to start a BB company in the Town. Doors opened on 19th April 2006. Nev is a full church member at Wallingford Methodist Church and was runner up in the “Youthscape” Volunteer Youth Worker of the Year Awards in 2014

Patty Shufflebotham


Patty  joined the team in September 2010 working with the Juniors and Company Sections. Patty was new to the BB and has completed her YLT training at Felden Lodge.

Patty is OIC Junior Section and a full member at Wallingford Methodist Church and a Church Steward.

Chris Joined the BB in 2009 and became staff in 2017 after completing his Queens badge. Chris is one of our Kayak instructors and also holds the NPLQ. Chris is currently studying Youth work at Cardiff Metropolitan University and is with us when he can be.

Chris Tarling

Warrant Officer

Joe has come up through the ranks with the 1st Dawley and 2nd Oakengates Companies and holds bothe the Queens Badge and the Gold DofE. Joe is currently a student at Brooks University and joins the team here in Wallingford where he has a special interest in music and outward bound. Joe is also a DofE leader.

Joe Grogan

Warrant Officer

Abbie gained her Queens Badge with 1st Wallingford in 2014 and it was presented to her by the BB President Lord Griffiths of Bury Port at a Wallingford Parade service. She has been working with 3rd Wallingford and 1st/2nd Didcot BB, but returns to lead our Anchor Section from September 2017.

Abbie Tarling

Section Leader

Malcolm joined the BB in 1986 and became an officer in 1993. He gained the Queens Badge and had it presented to him by Chris Tarrant live on Capital Radio.

Malcolm Lloyd

Warrant Officer

Bio coming soon.

Jenny BIpsham

Camp Staff

Joined the team in 2014

Mark Coleman

Camp Staff


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