I am fortunate enough to have lived in Sunderland all of my life. I’m a proud “Mackem” who passionately believes that Sunderland is a great place to live, work and relax in. The bulk of my working life so far has been in the Public Sector, but on taking early retirement a few years ago I moved into the voluntary sector. In a previous role I had quite a lot of contact with parents of disabled children so was aware of some of the challenges facing parents, therefore when the opportunity arose to work at Grace House on a project to support parents and carers of children with complex disabilities it was something I felt very fortunate to be offered.
Away from work I am, of course, a Sunderland season ticket holder so know all about highs and lows! Our family are keen walkers with a particular fondness for the Lake District. I also enjoy eating out, going to the cinema, watching TV drama’s and reading.
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