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Name: John Spanswick
Where are you from: Brackla (but originally from Nantymoel)
What do you do: Area Parks Manager at Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC (part -time) and also Cabinet Member Communities at Bridgend County Borough Council.
Favourite local place and why: Anywhere out and about on the mountains surrounding the county of Bridgend.
Where do you like to eat locally: Any good Chinese or Indian restaurant.
If you like, tell us 1 thing about yourself / or tell us something interesting: I am planning on undetaking a charity trek to the base camp of Mt. Everest in October this year. This will be my second attempt as 4 years ago I undertook the same trek and reached 5,000 metres when I had to turn back due to being severely dehydrated. Base camp is 5,500 metres and this time I am determined to make it.