International Women's Day | Cheryl Hill - Leicester Tigers
For International Women's Day, we asked questions to a lot of women who work in the groundskeeping or gardening industry about their work.
How long have you been working in this industry?I have been working in the industry for 31 years however 30 years with Leicester Tigers.
What does the average day look like for you?
- Arrive 0700 and set out the pitches for training, unlock the sheds and dome.
- Have some breakfast around 0830 and then back into maintenance of the playing surface and surrounding areas.
- Lunch around 1300 and the back into pitch maintenance until 1600. We have the newly erected Dome that we have to maintain with brushing the surface in several directions twice a week.
- Maintenance of the machinery of which can be minor or major as well as day to day wear and tear.
- We also have the Welford Road stadium pitch to attend to twice a week