Borough Councillor for Derby & Thornley Ward, Ribble Valley
Sarah Rainford has lived in Longridge for the last 32 years and is a former Ribble Valley Councillor for the Derby and Thornley ward. She has served on the Longridge Town Council and as Town Mayor she orchestrated the tremendous welcome for the Tour of Britain Cycle Race which included Longridge on its route. She is a member of the Field Day Committee and a Patron of Longridge Band. She is the Mayoress of Ribble Valley Borough.
Sarah has put the Community at the heart of what she does, working together on projects like the Longridge neighbourhood plan and the Longridge loop with major benefits to the community.
Sarah is Head of Management Information Systems & Examinations at Blackpool Sixth Form College. She has expertise in Further Education and is concerned about the provision of youth services, which she sees as a priority. Although this is a responsibility of Lancashire County Council, she will make sure that, by working with County Councillors, the voice of Longridge residents is heard.