John is married to Rosemary and has two children and four grandchildren. He moved to his current
home, 33 Sandyhurst Lane, almost forty years ago. He retired in 2018 from Medash Signs the
company he founded forty years earlier. John has been a member of the Rotary Club of Ashford for
over 25 years and is also a Trustee of the local branch of Age UK.
Bryan has lived in Lenacre Street since 1987 with his wife Jane and their two daughters. Bryan
initially trained as a teacher but for the last 40 years has been working in sales and management for
large multinationals as well as small businesses. Bryan is now helping SMEs, Charities and
sports/social clubs with grant applications (LoCASE / SEBB etc) and in 2017 helped them obtain grant
awards of over £250,000. Bryan also mentors a young entrepreneur via the Kent Foundation charity.
I live with my wife Mandy and have lived in the Lane since October 1991. I was born in Ashford,
lived in Cyprus, finished schooling in Deal then returned to Ashford to complete an apprentiship at
the REME. I have worked for the same electrical company for 42 years and since reaching 65 have
reduced my working week to 4 days.
I am a trustee of Sandyacres Sports and Social Centre and liaise with the Residents' Association