Mayor of Westhoughton: 2016-17 (Labour)
Born: Belfast, Northern ireland
Moved to England in 1979.
Mother of four children. Bolton Borough Councillor, representing Westhoughton North and Chew Moor 2015-2016.
Elected to Westhoughton Town Council 2015.
Governor of the Gates Primary and Washacre Primary, Westhoughton.
Her daughter, Mrs Shauneen Ridsdale, was Mayoress.