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Peter Craig

Peter is a ward Councillor for Whickham and works in the IT industry. He has extensive experience of community work as a founder, trustee, volunteer and organiser including 15 years as a volunteer leader within the Scout Association. Peter has also been a school governor and Chair of Governors for 16 years. In his role as a ward Councillor, Peter set up the Friends of Chase Park who have recently been successful with a £1 million Heritage Lottery Fund grant. Peter is also active with two community groups in Whickham and is event organiser of the Whickham Community Festival and Coordinator of the Whickham Remembrance Day Parade since 2005. In his spare time Peter and his wife fund raise for national charities including Marie Curie Cancer Care and Help for Heroes.