Nick Byatt has lived in Lincolnshire with his family since 1989 having arrived for a tour of duty at RAF Waddington. Following that tour Nick created the Waddington Aircraft Viewing Enclosure which is now part of the Lincolnshire Aviation Trail. Nick amassed a wealth of experience during 32 years RAF service in a variety of senior roles including flying, command, UK operations management, infrastructure planning, doctrine development, training course management, design and instruction.
Since retiring he has worked tirelessly in the local communities of Dunston and Metheringham. He Chairs the B1188 Community Police Panel and is a member of the Independent Advisory Group to Lincolnshire Constabulary.
As a member of the IDEAS group Nick was a co-winner of the NKDC 2014 Community Champions award for the development of the impressive playground in Dunston. He was also a major player in the creation of the Dunston Neighbourhood Plan which has now been adopted.
Nick is an active Parish Councillor in Metheringham and has, over the years, created their Skatepark, run a Youth club and secured a grant for new play equipment to be installed in 2017.