Councillor Roland Emmas-Williams
29 Porterhouse Road
Cllr. Roland Emmas-Williams was first elected to Ripley Town Council in 1987 until 1999. He was re-elected in 2013, after returning to Ripley following a 12 year absence.
Roland served as a Councillor for Amber Valley Borough Council for 8 years.
He became a Councillor in order to serve the community and to help residents with their problems and issues, seeking to find a suitable solution.
Roland is currently Mayor of Ripley Town Council 2021-2022.
Roland said, 'I wish to make the Parish of Ripley a better place to live and work and help the local Community to thrive with a local spirit for the benefit of all'.
Ripley Town Council Committees:
Financial Grants (Chair)
Certificate of Merit (Chair)
Roland represents Ripley Town Council on the following outside bodies:
Ripley and District Heritage Trust
Police Parish / Town Liaison Meetings
William Holmes Almshouses and the Ernest Fermor Charity
Ripley Town Centre Traders Forum
I have lived in Ripley for 56 years, currently with my wife, Sheila. I am retired. My main hobby is watching all different kinds of sport.
External committees/ groups:
President/Secretary of Ripley OAP Association
Secretary of Ripley & District Twinning Association
Member of Friends of Ripley Greenway
School Governor of Ripley Junior School
Member of Midland Railway Trust
Trustee of William Holmes Armshouses & Ellis-Fermor Charity
Member of Ripley & District Heritage Trust
Life Member of Marehay Cricket Club