District Councillor Derek Beer has a strong record of action in Shaftesbury. From being actively involved in Shaftesbury Carnival, St. John Ambulance, Shaftesbury Football Club and mental health charity "Hope", as well as running a local business, he has the knowledge and experience to get things done.
Derek has worked with many local people over several decades to improve the appearance of the town through floral displays and environmental projects with Shaftesbury in Bloom. The aim has always been to ensure Shaftesbury is an exceptionally pleasant place to live in, work in and visit. As a councillor, local campaigner and having lived in the town for over 40 years, Derek cares about Shaftesbury and its residents.