Sharman Birtles JP DL to be the next High Sheriff

Mar 26, 2015
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Category: Deputies

Sharman was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant in 2009 and will become High Sheriff of Greater Manchester on the 16th April at a ceremony to be held at Dukinfield Town Hall.

Sharman was born in Droylsden and was educated at Fairfield High School for Girls. She was appointed as a Magistrate on the Manchester City Bench in 1981 and has served as the Chairman of the Licensing Bench, spent three years as Deputy Bench Chairman and from 2009 - 2014 was the Bench Chairman. She works at a local charity shop and is a Governor of the Cotton Districts and Barnes Charity.

Sharman is a passionately proud Mancunian and never fails to promote the City she loves, to anyone who cares to listen and is looking forward to serving the county in this new and demanding way with a partuicular emphasis on understanding and promoting Voluntary Service.

The Lord Lieutenant said: 'Sharman is one of my most experienced deputies and will bring a great deal of creativity to the role of High Sheriff, something she has already demonstrated in her capaity as a deputy'.

All in the Lieutenancy wish her well in her new role