Grahame has been a resident of Northwood for over 35 years. He worked as a teacher in Northwood for 14 yrs eventually becoming a primary school headteacher in Bootle.
Grahame's three children live in Northwood and his 5 grandchildren attend Northwood Community Primary School.
He is a leader in Kirkby Christian Fellowship, a church serving Northwood and Kirkby.
On retirement Grahame became a Forest School Leader for a company he started to promote children’s learning in the outdoors and now trains others to become level 3 Forest School leaders.