Mary Newsome has three sons and lives on the South Pennines and is a country girl at heart.
She has brought up her boys on her own for almost 17 years and throughout that time has worked for the Department of Health, NHS Employers, and the DWP, as well as for herself.
She currently temps for NHS England but is applying for permanent jobs with the service.
She has a busy life and likes to get out and about, meet friends for a meal or go to the theatre, music, art exhibitions or whatever’s on.
She is passionate about her charity work with Journeys of Hope.
She has a passion for writing, likes doing yoga and going for walks. Her ambition is to live by the sea writing.