Brent Knoll Parish Council - Councillor Profile

Councillor: Brian Freestone
Telephone Number: 01278 760759
Email Address
Specific Responsibility for: Charity Trustee and working groups
Resume :

I was born in Burton Latimer, Northants and attended local schools before transferring to Kettering Grammar School in 1949. In 1956 I served as a medical orderly in the R.A.F. for two years National Service.In 1958 I went to Redland College, Bristol to train as a teacher, and apart from three years in High Wycombe have lived and worked in the west country ever since. I was head teacher of a village primary school near Weston super Mare for six years and then became Head Teacher of Puriton Primary School, Bridgwater where I stayed for 22 years before retiring. I have three Children and three stepchildren. I moved to Brent Knoll on Marrying Judy in 1987. To date we have thirteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

I played local cricket for fifty years, wrote a book on my experiences and played badminton and hockey for thirty years. I am a passionate devotee of classical music. I wrote a book on Mozart  and as result have given five annual power point presentations on composers andI continue to play the piano. I enjoy writing , travel, gardening family and local history I also speak Spanish. I have some knowledge of German and French.

I have served as a Councillor for thirteen years and was the instigator in setting up the village website and the new village information board.

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