Village author publishes first novel

MHDE'Tammy Bench
MHDE'Tammy Bench

Tammy Bench from Norton is celebrating achieving a life’s ambition following the publication of her first novel.

he 32-year-old’s book called The Not Gate is about a teacher and student who embark on an illicit relationship. She said: “I have always wanted to write a novel, I’ve done short stories, but this is a lifelong dream fulfilled.”