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David Gallagher

David was born in Ormskirk Children’s Hospital and has lived in Ormskirk and Aughton for most of his life. 

David, a language translator by profession, lives on Moss Delph Lane in Aughton. He is campaigning to keep residents safe, hopes to preserve the Greenbelt and opposes fracking. He took part in a litter pick in February 2020 to keep the village tidy. David is a former Governor of Aughton Town Green Primary School and has served on the Aughton Village Hall Management Committee and liaised closely with the Police and Communities Together (PACT).

He ran the London Marathon in 2000 to raise money for the Anna Freud National Centre for Children. Six years later he ran in both the London & Edinburgh Marathons and the Great South Run in aid of the Royal National Institute of Blind People. David conceived, organised with a team, ran and compered Aughton’s Got Talent for four years to raise money for Help for Heroes, MacMillan Cancer Research, Stroke Association and Queenscourt Hospice.

He is a former Chairman of the West Lancashire Committee of the Lancashire Association of Local Councils. David has also attended meetings at the West Lancashire Borough Council with the Community Safety Partnership and the Standards Commitee.

In his spare time, David is a Member of Aughton and Ormskirk U3A and the Aughton Institute. He is a former Chairman of the Aughton Parish Council and constructed, designed and presently administrates the website. 

David would be honoured to represent Aughton residents as their Borough Councillor and assist them with local issues.