About: Barrie is one of the founders of Restore. He worked as a journalist in the BBC, finishing his career as Managing Editor of BBC Radio York. Married with three grown up children and four grandchildren, he is an active member of The Belfrey (aka St Michael le Belfrey) in York. He served the city as chair of the Homelessness Forum, which brings together many of the agencies and statutory providers who work to relieve homelessness. His interests include running, cycling, railways and technology. Barrie is now technically retired and lives in central York.