Bridlington Town Mayor – Councillor Colin Croft
I was born in Edgware, Middlesex and lived in various parts of the country, finally coming to Bridlington just under 7 years ago. I served in the armed services, National Service after serving an apprenticeship for 5 years in the building industry where I became a master tiler.
Some of my family live in Bridlington, and my brother Olly Croft OBE, also has connections here. He brought the BDO (British Darts Organisation) to the Spa for the finals annually and this included the World Darts.
I have been a Councillor for over 20 years. My main interests in council work are planning and environment, and of course helping residents who may need help in the town if I can. At my last council I was chair of a committee that won part of the Green Apple award for our environment.
My interests in my spare time included gardening, photography, but now I have included the fascinating history of Bridlington. My family have been made to feel very much at home by the people here, so much so we wished we had found Bridlington sooner.