Kathy has lived in Crewkerne for 35 years and was a lecturer at Bournemouth University after 42 years nursing in the NHS. She has been involved with the Henhayes Centre, the Dementia Friendly Organisation. Kathy currently chairs Crewkerne in Bloom and is Vice Chair of the League of Friends of Crewkerne Hospital. In her spare time she volunteers at Barrington Court and is the props mistress for CUDOS. Kathy can often be found walking her dog at Bincombe Beeches and has been Mayor of Crewkerne since 2018.