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Martin Spencer

012Ward – Belle Vue


How long served on the Council:

I joined Ashbourne Town Council in May 2015. During 2014/15 I was consort to my wife Sandra when she was Mayor.

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

I was born in Ashbourne, after leaving school I went to Derby Technical College where I studied electronic engineering.

In 1970 I moved to Staffordshire to work for several large electronic companies, where I gained my City & Guilds finals.

I have done several solo parachute jumps for charity, and have run 20 full and half marathons.

Community Involvement ie: School Governor, Other Committee Involvement:

In the past I was a member of Ashbourne Diving Club and for the past fifteen years I have been a member of Ashbourne Lions. I am currently President of Ashbourne Ex-Servicemen’s Club.

What you can do to improve the community:

By employing the disciplines I have learnt through many years of technical work and combining my practical ability , problem solving and enthusiasm and also my love of meeting people, I feel I can help the community to run more smoothly in many ways over the coming years.