I am Katherine Ayton married to Kevin Ayton with two sons Harry and Hugo. They both attended Rutland schools and I work full-time within Adult Social Care for RCC as a Business Intelligence officer therefore I have a vested interest in our little county and very proud to serve it. We moved to Essendine 2005 and loved the fact that children are safe to play outside their houses and on the green. There is also a great sense of community / neighbourly spirit even before COVID times. I am a keen gardener and love walking my dog in and around the village with a nodding acquaintance to many residents going about their daily business. I look forward to becoming more involved in village matters and all things green.