Councillor David Williams 
(Waingroves Ward) 
19 Queens View Drive 
DE5 9TP 
01773 744754 
Born in Street Lane in 1957, David was brought up in Heage. 
Job redundancy in 1980 brought a change of career and home to another part of the country. 
A Councillor in Heage and Ambergate (1979–84), in Eastleigh (Southampton) in 1986 – 87, and active in Reading politics from 1987–99, he became a member of Ripley Town Council again from 2007 and was a Derbyshire County Councillor 2013 - 2017, being elected to Amber Valley Borough Council in May 2023. 
David is active in a wide variety of local voluntary bodies and committees, including Waingroves Show, Waingroves Community Woodlands Trust, Friends of Ripley Greenway, Butterley Ironworks Trust, and Ripley & District Heritage Trust. Treasurer of Pentrich & South Wingfield Revolution Group, David is also an occasional Friend of Heage Windmill. 
David is Ripley Town Council's representative at Waingroves Community Association and a governor of Waingroves Primary School. 
Treasurer / Secretary of Marehay Miners Welfare and also a football referee, he is a lover of history, football, cricket, running, and walks. 
Finance & Management 
Environment and Regeneration 
David is Ripley Town Council's representative at Waingroves Community Association. 
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