Noël Woolrych - Devizes East   -  WOOLRYCH, Humphry Noël

Noel WoolrychAlthough born a Londoner, I have lived in Devizes for over 40 years. Married with a grown-up family, I have had a varied career in agriculture, motor engineering and teaching. More recently running a computer services company and Devizes Town CCTV manager. With more than 40 years in community activities from getting the canal reopened, running Carnival, Twinning, community safety, chairman of school governors, former councillor and Mayor I have a wealth of experience in local government and a track record of getting things done.

I am looking for your support in the May 2021 Local Elections.

A little bit about me.......

I have been a member of the Labour Party for over 25 years and was elected to Devizes Town Council in 1995 and served for 12 years.  I have stood and campaigned in several elections and was shortlisted for the office of Police & Crime Commissioner. I have been a Trade Union Representative for more than 10 years and have been actively campaigning for improved health care facilities within the town of Devizes.  I am also involved with improving transport links to and from Devizes and am part of the DDP Team pledged to deliver a rail link to Devizes within the next 5 years.




Short version 

Harrow School, The Royal Agricultural College & Bristol Polytechnic 

Working life
Security, Hospitality, Agriculture, Engineering, Instructing & Teaching, Computers, CCTV

Boto-X, Carnival, Twinning, School Governor & PTA, Motorcycle training, Wharf Theatre, Church Warden, RAYNET, Homeless issues, Devizes Development Partnership.

Served 12 years on Devizes Town Council, chaired the majority of the committees, Mayor 1990-2000.
KDC Devizes Community Planning Partnership.(DCAPP now DCAP)
Chairman of Crime Prevention Panel & Kennet Safety Partnership
Devizes Community Area Partnership

Personal interests
Travel (motorhome), photography (still & video), Amateur Radio

Environmental issues.

Noel Woolrych with Steve KnibbsCampaiging to prevent the closure of Sub Post Office in Eastleigh Road.

A great number of the community from the villages as well as locals relied on the Sub Post Office in Eastleigh road.
One Stop agreed to keep the Post Office open. 
The Post Office refused.






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