There’s a nice piece in the Echo today about resigning councillor Roboin Allen:
FORMER Rochford District Council chairman Robin Allen is leaving life as a councillor behind for a career in the ambulance service.
Mr Allen, 59, retired this week from being an Independent member for the Barling and Sutton ward, after a 16-year career in local politics.
Mr Allen made a comeback in last May’s local elections after a five-year absence from the council, but has also been training with the London Ambulance Service.
The father-of-five, who lives in The Crofts, Little Wakering, said: “I can’t give what I should be giving to the council….
Full article here