Hawkhurst, Sandhurst and Benenden

Your Councillor Candidates are Andrew, Hazel and Vivian

 

Contact us at:  hawk.sand.ben.twld@gmail.com

 

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Andrew Dawson

Andrew Dawson

Andrew is a retired civil servant - he was the lead tax treaty negotiator for the UK government for 16 years, before working at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and conducts a local church choir. Andrew has lived in the area for more than 20 years with his family.

Hazel Strouts

Hazel Strouts

Hazel is a journalist and writer. She has published a book on the local ornithologist, Collingwood Ingram. Previously she worked for the Canadian Foreign Service. She sits on the church council and volunteers at a local museum. In her spare time she enjoys music and gardening. Hazel was born in Benenden and is the third generation of her farming family to live there.

 

Vivian Widgery

Vivian Widgery

Vivian has recently retired from a 32 year career with Hansard in Parliament, and is still very interested in politics. In her spare time she enjoys music, and has been involved in the Tunbridge Wells International Music Competition for a number of years. Vivian has lived in the area for 30 years.