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Anthony Bates

Ward – Hilltop



How long served on the Council:

I joined Ashbourne Town Council in May 2015.

Bit about yourself ie: Family, Work, Hobbies etc:

I was born and brought up in Ashbourne, and have lived here all my life. I am married with four children.

For the past twelve years I have been in partnership with my wife Jane running Best Wishes and Best Stitches, two shops in the town.

I am an honorary club member of ARUFC having played for Ashbourne RUFC for twelve years.

Community Involvement ie: School Governor, Other Committee Involvement:

I am a member of Ashbourne Traders Group.

What you can do to improve the community:

I would like to be able to improve the town centre by making it a more vibrant and appealing place to both the local community and visitors alike.