You’ve come to the right place! This is a steadily growing community, but there is also a significant mass of UK members. Click on Social in the menu and then Member Directory. That puts you into the search utility.Who knows, there may be other members quite close to you.
In addition to what you stated here, please complete your Profile page as best you can. In concert, both serve to give a good picture as to where you are, what resources may be at hand and your aspirations.