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George has lives in Whitstable his whole live and was remembers his parents buying their home on Island Wall for £800. He is a retired Fire Fighter with over 40 years experience and a former Fire Chief on Vulcan Close.

Whilst in the Fire Service, George was a member of the Fire Brigades Union and Branch Chairman. Since 2012 he has been involved in campaigns to designate West Beach a Village Green and is a member of the group opposing the proposed solar farm at Cleve Hill.

He was elected to Canterbury City Council in 2019 as a representative for Gorrell ward with Chris Cornell and Valerie Kenny.

George sits on the Whitstable Forum, Whitstable Harbour Board, Property & Regeneration and Planning Committees in addition to full Council.

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Tel: 07934 490 133

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Pat has lived in Barton since 1975. She finished her career as a policy officer in the Home Office having spent over twenty years working in the Probation Service and in partnership with local councils.

Pat has a wide range of voluntary service, she is Chair of Rising Sun Domestic Violence Abuse Service and sits on the Board of Kent Refugee Action Network. She is a member of Oaten Hill and South Canterbury Association on which she has taken a particular interest in health and planning issues, representing the association on the city council’s Higher Education group.

She was elected to Canterbury City Council in 2019 as a representative for Barton ward with Connie Nolan and Dave Wilson.

Pat sits on the Canterbury Forum, Policy & Resources, Planning and the Decision Review Committee in addition to full council.

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Val is a retired Headteacher and former Magistrate in East Kent where she specialised in Family Courts. She was an Advisor Head for Kent and has moved to Whitstable in 2004. 

During her professional career Val represented represented Headteachers on Government Working Parties and in representing local views to the Council. She was a headteacher of two schools before being asked to support and develop failing schools in the South London and Kent.

She was elected to Canterbury City Council in 2019 as a representative for Gorrell ward with Chris Cornell and George Caffrey.

Val chairs the Decision Review Committee and sits on the Whitstable Forum, Policy & Resources and Licensing Committees in addition to full council.

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