Cllr Stuart Martin MBE

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Cllr Stuart Martin represents Ripon Minster Ward Ripon City Council as a Conservative councillor.  Married to April they have two children and four grandchildren.

A firefighter with the Defence Fire Service since 1990 working at Dishforth Airfield, he also served 14 years as a retained firefighter in Ripon with North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service.  He was honored with an MBE  in the 2009/10 New Year’s Honours list for charity work locally in Ripon and in Madagascar.

LOCALLY

Chair of Ripon Community House:  Ripon Community House is a central base for charitable organisations and is available for rent by community groups.

A former Governor of Greystones CP School, where he organised the ‘Bike Ability’ for Year 5 and 6 pupils, which teaches pupils to cycle safely on roads.  Also the driving force behind establishing a safe crossing outside every school in Ripon.

Twice Mayor of Ripon 2004/05 and 2005/06 and a foundation Governor at Ripon Grammar School, also a trustee of The Judson Trust.

ABROAD

“Involved with Madagascar for 13 years,  previously leading an annual bike ride with the UK charity LEPRA,  From that work I helped establish a new charity “TASC Madagascar”  Through our work in Madagascar helps to restore dignity to individuals often living in marginalised impoverished  communities. http://www.tascmadagascar.org

Cllr Martin can be contacted at stuartmartin@riponcity.gov.uk or 01765 601218 or follow on twitter @bigstumartin

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