Announced that she and her boyfriend, sound technician Adam Huckett, are expecting their first child together (August 2008).
Was 7 months pregnant with her daughter Daisy Mae when she went on maternity leave from filming Coronation Street (1960).
Before starting her acting career, she worked as a dental nurse.
Returned to work 6 months after giving birth to her daughter Daisy Mae in order to resume filming Coronation Street (1960).
Gave birth to her daughter Daisy Mae Huckett, with boyfriend Adam Huckett, in a Manchester hospital, weighing in at 6lbs 7oz (11 February 2009).