: Peter Corkindale: 07768 983190: cllr.peter.corkindale@keighley.gov.uk: Ex-oficio on all Committees: Oakworth

    I was born in Bingley in 1948 and moved to Keighley in 1953.  I married Patricia in 1970 and I have lived in Oakworth since 1974.  I was a pupil at the former technical school in Strawberry Street.  On leaving in 1964 I joined the borough of Keighley’s Direct Works Department as an apprentice plumber after which I was self employed until the building trade went through a bad period and, needing a steady income in 1976, I joined the Police Force.

    I was a sergeant and, amongst other things during my service, was in charge of the Western area Tactical Firearms Team, the Bradford Bomb Search Team, the Toller Lane Pro-Active Unit and the Bradford Vice Squad after which I came to Keighley where I was the Station Sergeant.  I then worked in the Forward Planning Unit before retirement in 2003.

    Sadly my wife became ill and I became a widower in 2010.  I have two children and three grandchildren of whom I am extremely proud.  Both girls are at Skipton Girl’s High School and Matthew is at Lady Lane Park School in Bingley.

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