Cheryl Collinson
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About Cheryl

Cheryl is the owner and director of Aroundtown, having taken over in 2013 following a 30-year career in the advertising industry.

Starting out aged 17, Cheryl has gained a credible sales reputation over the years and has worked on the likes of Worksop Guardian, South Yorkshire Times, and the Rotherham Advertiser as well as in local radio.

She head-hunted to be the lead rep on Aroundtown and raised the profile around South Yorkshire before becoming her own boss in 2013.

With three decades spent working in one town, has seen a world of change. However, she has worked hard to turn around the business and proudly put her name to a magazine that people cherish.


Amber Stainrod
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About Amber

Amber has been the Editor of Aroundtown since 2013 after graduating university with a first-class degree in Journalism.

What drew her to Aroundtown was that it highlighted the positive parts of South Yorkshire and gave her the scope to develop the magazine’s editorial content along with delving into the world of marketing content for their advertisers.

Since starting , Amber has written thousands upon thousands of words, with fascinating editorial content that readers continue to enjoy.

Focusing on local history, communities or general topics, Amber continues to delve deeper into the story to bring out the best.


Karen White
Admin and Accounts
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About Karen

Karen joined the team in 2017 to help part-time with administration and accounts following many years in customer-focused roles.

She is the friendly face at the end of the phone and deals with all invoicing enquiries.

Since starting, Karen has also been given the opportunity to develop her sales skills and has built up a loyal client base, particularly with her popular classified adverts for smaller businesses and services looking to advertise in a quality publication for a reduced cost.

Leanne Keetley
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About Leanne

Leanne is the creative mind at Aroundtown and has controlled the design aspect of the magazine since its inception in 2004.

As a degree-qualified graphic designer for over 15 years, Leanne is adept at creating visually striking adverts and masterfully creative editorial spreads for which Aroundtown has become renowned.

She is also on-hand to design branding and marketing material for clients.