Avril has been married to Allan for nearly 50 years and they have three children ( all educated locally) and seven grandchildren. They have lived in the Kippington Ward for over 40 years.
Avril has been a District Councillor since 1995, serving on various committees and is currently the Deputy Cabinet member for planning.
She introduced the very successful clear sack recycling scheme, insisting that it had to be so easy to use there would be no excuse for not recycling! She also introduced the Green Waste Collection Service which has also proved very popular.
Avril has always been actively involved in the day to day work of a Ward Councillor and has, over the years, helped many residents.