Meredith McGuire was a governor at Bessie Street Primary school and a woman headmaster Brian Packham was afraid of. In 2012 Brian to improve the schools results within 3 months or he will be out. This led to Brian coming up with a healthy eaten regime at the school and setting up some new rules.
Later in the year Brian called Meredith to meet him after receiving a report that pupil Faye Windass was being bullied, and revealed to a shocked Meredith that it was her granddaughter Lindsay Hayward doing the bullying along with her friends. Meredith made Lindsay apologize to Faye, before revealing that she would be punished for actions and she would make sure of it.