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Ashlands Reception Staff


Sue Trewatha

Sue started at Ashlands in 2004 having previously worked as a doctor’s receptionist. Sue and her husband Barry enjoy long walks with their spaniel Ellie. Sue enjoys spending time in her garden growing an assortment of fruit and vegetables. Sue has two grown up children.

Tina Woods

Tina Woods

Tina has been part of our reception team since 2008, having previously been a client for many years. Tina has acheived her Companion-Suitably Qualified Person qualification. Another animal mad member of staff, she has two Border Collies, ten cats, a horse and a flock of pet sheep. Needless to say, there isn’t much time left for other hobbies.

Wendy Cochrane

Wendy Cochrane

Wendy has worked for Ashlands since 2007. She has two dogs, one called Jack,who is a Parsons Jack Russell Fox Terrier cross and a very cheeky chappie, and one called Penny who is a Patterdale Parsons Jack Russell cross.


Mandie Anderson

Mandie joined the team in July 2014 when Ashlands merged with Cats Only. She has 2 border collies, 5 RSPCA rescue cats, a very talkative African grey parrot and 18 hens. Mandie, as well as completing a Diploma in animal management, has worked at Hesketh farm park, been a puppy walker for Guide Dogs and worked with the local RSPCA. She is based in Skipton as an animal care assistant and receptionist.

Sophie Day

Sophie started at Ashlands in 2015 having worked for a Dental Products company for 10 years. Her first son was born in November 2016 and, along with her Cocker Spaniel keeps her busy when she's not at work.

Rachel Mawson

Rachel joined us in 2016, she has two children, two dogs and loves horse riding with her family.

Alison Fortey

Alison is the newest member of the Reception team having started in June 2017. She spent the last 14 years as a teaching assistant and looking after her daughter who is now grown up. She loves gardening and watching any sport.

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