MEET THE CANDIDATES: Martin Curtis (Conservative)

MARTIN Curtis is standing unopposed as the Conservative candidate for the Kingsmoor ward.

Martin has lived in Kingsmoor Ward, Whittlesey, for more than 20 years.

He has just celebrated being married to Angela for 25 years and has two children who were educated in Whittlesey but are now at University.

At the age of 16, Martin joined the Army and trained as an Ammunition Technician. He served for six years, then left and joined the Civil Service. He has also worked for several small businesses.

As well as being elected unopposed this time round for Kingsmoor Ward for the District and Town Council, he is the Cambridgeshire county councillor for Whittlesey North.

In total Martin has served the people of Whittlesey as a councillor for more than 12 years and has held senior positions in all the councils. He has also been an active school governor for approaching 15 years and is vice-chairman of Roddons Housing Association.

Last year, Martin stood as a Parliamentary candidate in Nottingham North where he achieved a swing of nearly 9 per cent to the Conservatives.

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Martin enjoys running (slowly) and has completed four marathons. He is also a big fan of hard rock music, often travelling as far as Europe for concerts and festivals.

He also enjoys walking, and proudly completed the 84-mile Dales Way walk last summer.

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