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Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

A Willaston and Rope councillor convicted of breaching 11 fire safety regulations, will retain his position as an elected member. Cllr Brian Silvester was fined £45,000 after what fire chiefs said was one of the most serious breaches they’d dealt with.

October 24, 2012
Willaston councillor fined £45,000 for Shavington house fire safety breaches

Willaston councillor fined £45,000 for Shavington house fire safety breaches

A Willaston councillor has been fined £45,000 after admitting fire safety breaches at a property he rented out. Cllr Brian Silvester, who represents Willaston and Rope at Cheshire East, was fined at Chester Crown Court.

October 24, 2012
X Factor wannabe recovers to make Nantwich Spooktacular event

X Factor wannabe recovers to make Nantwich Spooktacular event

A young performer is to play before a huge live audience in Nantwich for the first time since his X Factor dream was shattered by illness. Tim Gallagher, 19, won through to the boot camp in Liverpool after a resounding ‘yes’ from judges only to be rushed to hospital with a blood clot.

October 17, 2012