An experienced councillor since 1995, Hans can trace his Latchford roots back through five generations. He is a founder member of several local community groups including the Credit Union in Latchford which provides a safe place for local people to save and borrow. As lead member responsible for improving transport and highways, Hans has successfully secured funding for highway and footpath improvement locally.
A long-standing councillor, Karen works as a nursery practitioner in Latchford, and understands the need for children to get a good start in life. As a member of the Cheshire Fire Authority, she works to keep people safe and to ensure safety standards are followed. With strong co-operative values, a firm belief in trade union representation and having lived in Latchford for more than 60 years, Karen is committed to improving the local area for people of all ages.