Susan Craig is a mother of two and works on a voluntary basis as a Fund Raiser Coordinator for Marie Curie Cancer Care. She has always lived in Gateshead, being born in Bensham in the sixties and moving to Low Fell when she was seven, and remained in Low Fell for almost 30 years.
Susan went to school at Kells Lane, where she won many medals for athletics. She also attended Greenwell and Dryden schools. At one time Susan worked at the Classic Cinema in Low Fell (where Forster Court now is). Susan has also worked in the area as a Nurse and Community Nurse for several years and ran her own business as a Holistic Practitioner for over ten years. In her varied career, she has also worked as Assistant Manager in the Low Fell branch of Marie Curie Cancer Care.
Susan married her husband, Peter in 1988 and presently lives in Whickham. Peter was Chair of Governors at Harlow Green Infant School, where their two children attended and he is also a Lib Dem councillor on Gateshead Council.
Susan was elected as one of Low Fell’s Councillors in May 2008 (taking over from Charles Jevon) and was re-elected in May 2010 and again in May 2014.
Susan can be contacted on 0191 4880787 or by email to [email protected]