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Local councils

Nottinghamshire has a two-tier system of local government, which means that wherever you live in the county (excluding Nottingham City), services are shared between two, and sometimes three, councils.

Nottinghamshire County Council is a first-tier local authority. The second tier of local government in Nottinghamshire is made up of seven Borough and District Councils, and in some areas there may also be a third tier - a Town or Parish Council

District Councils

The seven Borough/ District Councils in Nottinghamshire are responsible for functions such as housing, collecting council tax, pest control, bin collections and park and leisure centres. The councils are:

You can search for your nearest local authority on the GOV.UK website. Or for more information visit the National Association of Local Councils.

Parish Councils

Parish and Town Councils have a wide range of functions and responsibilities including recreational and community facilities, parks, cemeteries and car parks. 

In Nottinghamshire there are 151 Parish Council, 10 Town Councils and 38 Parish meetings. 

Find you nearest parish council

You can use our online directory to find your nearest parish council by searching for your town or district.

Council Distrct Electoral division
Alverton and Kilvington Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Fardon and Muskham

Annesley and Felley Parish Council

Ashfield

Kirkby in Ashfield South

Askham Parish Meeting

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Aslockton Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Bingham

Averham, Kelham and Staythorpe Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farndon and Muskham

Awsworth Parish Council

Broxtowe

Kimberley and Trowell

Babworth Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Balderton Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Balderton

Barnby in the Willows Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Collingham

Barnby Moor Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Barton in Fabis Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Soar Valley

Bathley Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farndon and Muskham

Beckingham cum Saundby Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Besthorpe Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Collingham

Bestwood St Albans Parish Council

Gedling

Newstead

Bilsthorpe Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Rufford

Bingham Town Council

Rushcliffe

Bingham

Bleasby Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farnsfield and Lowdham

Blidworth Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Blidworth

Blyth Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Blyth and Harworth

Bole Parish Meeting

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Bothamsall Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Boughton Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Ollerton

Bradmore Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Ruddington

Brinsley Parish Council

Broxtowe

Beauvale

Bulcote Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farnsfield and Lowdham

Bunny Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Ruddington

Burton Joyce Parish Council

Gedling

Carlton East

Calverton Parish Council

Gedling

Calverton

Car Colston Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Radcliffe on Trent

Carburton Parish Meeting

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Carlton in Lindrick Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Worksop North East and Carlton

Carlton on Trent Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Caunton Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Caythorpe Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farnsfield and Lowdham

Clarborough and Welham Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Clayworth Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Clipston on the Wolds Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Ruddington

Clipstone Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Rufford

Coddington Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Collingham

Collingham Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Collingham

Colston Bassett Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Cotgrave

Colwick Parish Council

Gedling

Carlton East

Cossall Parish Council

Broxtowe

Kimberley and Trowell

Costock Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Ruddington

Cotgrave Town Council

Rushcliffe

Cotgrave

Cotham Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Farndon and Muskham

Cromwell Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Cropwell Bishop Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Cotgrave

Cropwell Butler Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Cotgrave

Cuckney Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Dunham with Ragnall, Fledborough and Darlton Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Eakring Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farnsfield and Lowdham

East Bridgford Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Radcliffe on Trent

East Drayton Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

East Leake Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Soar Valley

East Markham Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

East Stoke with Thorpe Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farndon and Muskham

Eastwood Town Council

Broxtowe

Eastwood

Edingley Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farnsfield and Lowdham

Edwinstowe Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Rufford

Egmanton Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Elkesley Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Elston Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farndon and Muskham

Elton on the Hill Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Bingham

Epperstone Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farnsfield and Lowdham

Everton Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Farndon Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farndon and Muskham

Farnsfield Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farnsfield and Lowdham

Fernwood Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farndon and Muskham

Fiskerton cum Morton Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farndon and Muskham

Flawborough Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Bingham

Flintham Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Radcliffe on Trent

Gamston, West Drayton and Eaton Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Girton and Meering Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Collingham

Gotham Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Soar Valley

Granby cum Sutton Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Bingham

Grassthorpe Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Greasley Parish Council

Broxtowe

Beauvale/Nuthall

Gringley on the Hill Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Gunthorpe Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farnsfield and Lowdham

Halam Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farnsfield and Lowdham

Halloughton Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Harby Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Collingham

Harworth and Bircotes Town Council

Bassetlaw

Blyth and Harworth

Haughton Parish Meeting

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Hawksworth Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Bingham

Hawton Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farndon and Muskham

Hayton Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Headon cum Upton, Grove and Stokeham Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Hickling Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Keyworth

Hockerton Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Hodsock Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Blyth and Harworth

Holbeck and Welbeck Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Holme Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Collingham

Holme Pierrepont and Gamston Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Radcliffe on Trent

Hoveringham Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farnsfield and Lowdham

Keyworth Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Keyworth

Kimberley Town Council

Broxtowe

Kimberley and Trowell

Kings Clipstone Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Rufford

Kingston on Soar Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Soar Valley

Kinoulton Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Keyworth

Kirklington Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farnsfield and Lowdham

Kirton Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Ollerton

Kneesall, Kersall & Ompton Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Kneeton Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Radcliffe on Trent

Lambley Parish Council

Gedling

Calverton

Laneham Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Langar cum Barnstone Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Cotgrave

Laxton and Moorhouse Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Linby Parish Council

Gedling

Newstead

Lound Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Lowdham Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farnsfield and Lowdham

Maplebeck Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Markham Clinton Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Mattersey Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Misson Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Misterton Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Nether Langwith Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Newark Town Council

Newark and Sherwood

Newark East, Newark West

Newstead Parish Council

Gedling

Newstead

Newton Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Radcliffe on Trent

Normanton on Soar Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Soar Valley

Normanton on the Wolds Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Ruddington

Normanton on Trent with Marnham Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

North and South Wheatley Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

North Clifton Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Collingham

North Leverton with Habblesthorpe Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

North Muskham Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farndon and Muskham

Norton Parish Meeting

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Norwell Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Nuthall Parish Council

Broxtowe

Nuthall

Ollerton and Boughton Town Council

Newark and Sherwood

Ollerton

Orston Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Bingham

Ossington Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Oxton Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farnsfield and Lowdham

Papplewick Parish Council

Gedling

Newstead

Perlethorpe cum Budby Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Ollerton

Plumtree Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Ruddington

Radcliffe on Trent Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Radcliffe on Trent

Rainworth Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Blidworth

Rampton Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Ranskill Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Ratcliffe on Soar Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Soar Valley

Ravenshead Parish Council

Gedling

Newstead

Rempstone Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Soar Valley

Rhodesia Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Worksop North

Rolleston Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farndon and Muskham

Ruddington Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Ruddington

Rufford Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Rufford

Saxondale Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Radcliffe on Trent

Scaftworth Parish Meeting

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Scarrington Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Bingham

Screveton Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Radcliffe on Trent

Scrooby Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Blyth and Harworth

Selston Parish Council

Ashfield

Selston

Shelford Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Radcliffe on Trent

Shelton Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Bingham

Shireoaks Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Worksop North

Sibthorpe Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Bingham

South Clifton Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Collingham

South Leverton Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

South Muskham/Little Carlton Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farndon and Muskham

South Scarle Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Collingham

Southwell Town Council

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Spalford Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Collingham

Stanford on Soar Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Soar Valley

Stanton by Dale Parish Council

Erewash

Sandiacre

Stanton on the Wolds Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Keyworth

Stapleford Town Council

Broxtowe

Bramcote and Stapleford

Staunton Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Farndon and Muskham

Stoke Bardolph Parish Council

Gedling

Carlton East

Sturton le Steeple Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Styrrup with Oldcotes Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Blyth and Harworth

Sutton Bonington Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Soar Valley

Sutton cum Lound Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Sutton on Trent Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Syerston Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Farndon and Muskham

Thorney Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Collingham

Thoroton Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Bingham

Thrumpton Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Soar Valley

Thurgarton Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Farnsfield and Lowdham

Tithby and Wiverton Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Cotgrave

Tollerton Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Ruddington

Torworth Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Treswell with Cottam Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Trowell Parish Council

Broxtowe

Kimberley and Trowell

Tuxford Town Council

Bassetlaw

Tuxford

Upper Broughton Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Keyworth

Upton Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Walesby Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Ollerton

Walkeringham Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Wallingwells Parish Meeting

Bassetlaw

Worksop North East and Carlton

Warsop Parish Council

Mansfield

Warsop

Wellow Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

West Leake Parish Meeting

Rushcliffe

Soar Valley

West Stockwith Parish Council

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Weston Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Whatton in the Vale Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Bingham

Widmerpool Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Keyworth

Wigsley Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Collingham

Willoughby on the Wolds Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Keyworth

Winkburn Parish Meeting

Newark and Sherwood

Southwell and Caunton

Winthorpe with Langford Parish Council

Newark and Sherwood

Collingham

Wiseton Parish Meeting

Bassetlaw

Misterton

Woodborough Parish Council

Gedling

Calverton

Wysall and Thorpe in the Glebe Parish Council

Rushcliffe

Keyworth

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