Denise was born and brought up in Sheffield, her first seven years where spent living behind the Sheffield United Football ground, she then moved to Attercliffe and as a teenager moved to Fox Hill.
She attended Huntsman Gardens Infants and Juniors in Attercliffe and then Firth Park Comprehensive School.
On leaving School Denise entered into the Steel Industry working in the offices of Neepsend Tools, she was then promoted to Stock Controller.
It was during this time Denise met Terry, they got married in 1981 they have two children Natalie and Jordon and four grandsons.
Whilst raising her family Denise attended night school courses at various colleges around the city. Denise is passionate about education and is a governor at her local Brightside Infants and Junior school.
Since the Children have followed their own careers, Denise has had worked with thousands of local people at Freemans and of late at the Home Office, were she has progressed from being a PCS union official to now the Branch Chair.
In 2005 Denise was elected to the Council representing Birley Ward and with her long held beliefs and principles in place she has passionately served her community with dedication.
Denise’s interests are politics, community engagement, running, reading, meeting people and spending her spare time with her family.
Terry was born and brought up in Sheffield and was educated at Heeley Bank Infant and Junior School, Newfield Comprehensive School then on to Sheffield Polytechnic and Sheffield Castle College
Terry has worked in the Coal Mining Industry for over 38 years as a Miner and Union Official.
Terry has been married to Denise since 1981.
Terry was elected to Sheffield City Council in 2002 and has served in many roles.
Weekly List of Civic Engagements week commencing 22 May 2016