Jean has been a community champion for over 30 years. She started helping residents in the 1980’s who were unemployed and struggling to make ends meet. Over the years she’s progressed to bigger and more ambitious projects.
She’s been a driving force for community buildings in Birkenhead such as The Lauries Centre and more recently The Hive Youth Zone. The Hive is Wirral's Youth Centre, which gives young people life chances that they would never have been able to obtain before. She’s helped thousands of people with her dedication and passion to ensure that hundreds of local children and young people will enjoy state of the art facilities where they can learn develop and grow to their full potential.