Simon was born in Blackpool and lived in Lytham St Annes for a very short time. Simon moved to Whalley when he was one however, most of his life has been spent living in Read and Simonstone, which he still visits frequently as his parents are based there. Simon is currently living in Clayton Le Moors with his girlfriend, Kelly of 6 years, and they moved in together in June 2014.
Simon attended Ribblesdale High School in Clitheroe, before going onto study at Blackburn College. He completed his degree of Accounting and Finance at Manchester Metropolitan University, and has worked at a local accountancy practice for the last 8 years.
Simon’s main passions in life are football (Preston North End), good food and good beer (real ale). Thankfully living close to the Ribble Valley – there are plenty of the above!