I have been a governor at 4 different schools with jointly over 50 years of service. I have lived in Springhead since the mid sixties having been brought up in Grasscroft. I went to the Hulme Grammar School and Derby College. I retired 25 years ago having spent the last 24 years as a teacher at Breezehill School ending up as the Head of the Technology Faculty. I have been a Parish Councillor for 31 years, spent 13 years as a Borough Councillor and was a magistrate for 22 years.