Christine has lived in Knaresborough for over 40 years having attended King James school.
Christine retired recently having worked in IT at the school for nearly 30 years. She now works part-time at The Forest School where she is a governor.
Christine has been a District Councillor for 12 years. She also serves as a Town Councillor, chairing or acting as a member of a number of effective working groups to improve the town including the NDP.
As the driving force behind Knaresborough in Bloom, Christine and her husband, Cllr Andrew Willoughby, have helped Knaresborough win awards for the town.