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East Lancashire / East Cheshire

East Lancashire, East Cheshire Branch covers the areas of Bolton, Burnley, Manchester, Mid Cheshire and Stockport. There are four active Sections and approximately 1000 members.


Branch Chair: Alan Franklin

Branch Secretary: Andy Shaw
Branch Treasurer: Romana Ahmed


For all forthcoming branch and section events, please see Branch and section events.

Members are contacted by email regarding meetings, if you are not receiving meeting details contact the Local Services Team.


The Branch all welcome members and non-members from other areas to their meetings.


If you are interested in joining a Section committee please visit www.bda.org/getinvolved to find out which roles are available.


Join the East Lancashire East Cheshire Branch Facebook group here



​Contact person

​Additional information


Chair: Allan Franklin

Secretary: Mayank Navtar




Chair: ​​Vacant 

Secretary: Vacant
Treasurer: ​​Vacant


If you are interested in getting involved with the Burnley Section please contact branchsectionevents@bda.org

Oldham and Rochdale

Chair: Alan Franklin

Secretary: Annam Salim

Treasurer: Romana Ahmed


Stockport and Mid Cheshire

Chair: Veenu Singla

Secretary: Vacant

Treasurer: Donald McGrath

If you are interested in the role of Secretary for  the Stockport and Mid Cheshire Section please contact branchsectionevents@bda.org