Colin Hitchins has lived in Cray Valley West since 1968, attending Grays Farm Primary and the former Walsingham Boy’s school, he is married with three children and three grandchildren.
Colin served in the London Fire Brigade for over 30 years, he is now the event director for the annual Biggin Hill Air Show and the Community Engagement Manager for the airport.
He is a trustee for the Biggin Hill Memorial Museum Trust and supports many local charities across the borough through his engagement work focusing on youth.
" I am keen to promote the growth of local businesses to ensure we have quality employment in the local area for the next generation. For the last four years the residents of Cray Valley West have had one effective voice representing them at council, I want to join Cllr Judi Ellis to ensure the issues affecting local residents are heard"