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Derek Bates


Derek has lived in the village for more than forty years and is married with two daughters.

He trained as an Automobile engineer, had a variety of jobs in his twenties and was a professional musician for a number of years. He has built up a well established Taxi company in Headcorn, MTC, which has been operating over many years.

He is a partner in the newly opened Tap 17 Micro Bar, which is proving to be a great meeting place for local people.

His main hobby is playing the Piano and Guitar.

His great desire is to keep Headcorn a safe and pleasant place to live.

Derek Bates DPI

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