Tim Roper

Councillor for Writtle (Chelmsford City Council)

Tim is married, with three daughters, and has lived in Writtle for the past 26 years having spent his early life in Ingatestone, then part of Chelmsford Rural District Council. Education at Brentwood School was followed by National Service in the Royal Army Service Corps.

Retired, he spent most of his working life in the agricultural industry starting in the Corn & Agricultural Merchanting business of Hasler & Co. Ltd. (later absorbed into RHM Ltd.) and, for the last 26 years, as Senior Group Secretary for the Chelmsford,  Maldon & Southminster Branches of the National Farmers’ Union.   This work brought him into contact with a number of departments in local government.

He has been a member of the Cabinet on Chelmsford City Council since 2007 and previously served as Vice Chairman of the Planning Committee.

He is a Rotarian, member of the Writtle Society and the Friends of Hylands House.  Having lived and worked in the area for most of his life, Tim believes he can use his experience, local knowledge and common sense for the benefit of the Writtle community.

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John Galley

Councillor for Boreham & The Leighs (Chelmsford City Council)

John has lived in Boreham for thirty three years, is married to Jackie and they have two grown up children and two grandchildren. For twenty eight years he worked in banking for both Coutts and NatWest.

Nicolette Chambers

Councillor for Chelmsford Rural West (Chelmsford City Council)

Nicolette Chambers has lived in Chelmsford Rural West for many years. She was elected to Chelmsford Borough Council in 2003.  For the last eight years Nicolette has served on the Planning committee, Development Policy committee, the Constitution Panel and the Standards committee.  She became a cabinet member in 2008 acquiring the portfolio for Corporate Services.

Barry Knight

Councillor for Broomfield & The Walthams (Chelmsford City Council)

Mike Steel

Councillor for Broomfield & The Walthams (Chelmsford City Council)

James Raven

Councillor for Boreham & The Leighs (Chelmsford City Council)