Hidden Faces Community Project Manager
Cheryl was born and bred in Rotherham, after leaving school she became a seamstress in a curtain factory.
Aged 20 she embarked in a career in the Army which changed her life for the better, joining the Women’s Royal Army Corp (WRAC) in 1988, until April 1992. The WRAC was disbanded and its remaining members transferred to the Corps they served with, which for her was to be the Royal Logistic Corp until 2010. She served in Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq to name a few and earned her Long Service and Good Conduct (LS&GC) medal along with a few others. She was also a Service Steward at the All Lawn Wimbledon Tennis tournament for 18 years.
Arriving in Civvy Street after 22 years’ service, Cheryl successfully embarked setting up her own Pet Sitting business which lasted for 10 years until the Covid 19 Pandemic unfortunately closed her down in Mar 20, as everyone was at home and there were no holidays. She put her spare time to use by helping those in the community who were shielding or isolated.
Recently Cheryl was elected as a Parish Councillor in Brinsworth making history as the first female Chairwoman in Brinsworth Parish Council BPC, and looks forward to serving her community.
Cheryl is keen gardener, as well as an active member of the RBL (Poppy Appeal Organiser) and the WRAC Association. She loves Cycling and has been involved with fundraising to help Veterans and will continue to do so.
She lives with her Loyal Friend Mikey the KCS and her two feline friend Denis and Archie. During the 3rd Lockdown, Cheryl was offered the role of Project Leader for Rotherham MCVC Hidden Faces and is looking forward to delivering this amazing project over the next two years.