Linda has beaten bladder cancer. which she has fought against for over 2 years. She never complained even when the treatment was painful or uncomfortable and was mostly concerned for everyone apart from herself. Last winter, after a major operation, she went out to check that elderly were safe in the snow. She is an active member of Brough Methodist Church and as pastoral visitor continued to visit people despite being ill herself. However, one of her first worries on finding out she would have an operation was if she could still swim or go to the gym. She was also a church youth leader in the 1990s. She touched the lives of many young people in Elloughton and Brough: taking some of them into her home when they had nowhere else to go; providing a listening ear or giving netball tips. She regularly visits the local prison to speak to prisoners. Her house is always open to anyone who is in need, whether it is a bed in time of crisis or just a cup of tea and a chat. In her career as a PE teacher at Kingston High and Kelvin Hall Schools in Hull she was an inspiration for countless young people. She was the kind of PE teacher who didn't stand on the side in a warm coat, but got involved. She retired from teaching in 2001, but stayed involved by becoming the primary liaison for St Mary's Sports College, also in Hull retiring again only when ill health forced her to. She is a fantastic inspiration to her three children and three grandchildren.Please amend the penultimate paragraph. 'stayed involved by becoming a School Sport Co-ordinator for St Mary's Sports College,also in Hull, only retiring again in 2009 when ill health forced her to.'