Chairman of the County Council

Councillor Stuart Wallace

Councillor Stuart Wallace was first elected to Nottinghamshire County Council in 2009. As well as serving his Newark constituents he has for the past 10 years helped shape the Authority’s Social Care provision in his role of Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Adult Social Care and Public Health Committees. 

Stuart originates from Derbyshire, where he spent his school days before branching out to work for the Police Service, the Home Office and lastly the Financial Services Authority at its Headquarters in Canary Wharf, London. Stuart and Lynda his wife, now live in Farndon Village having lived in Derbyshire, Harrogate and London.

Stuart has always involved himself in his Community, having been a member of the Rotary Clubs of Ripley, Harrogate, Canary Wharf and Newark.

Stuart is currently a Trustee of the Magnus Education Fund and a Board Member of the Newark Municipal Charity, the Lilly and Stone Trust and the Newark Voluntary Service.  He is proud to be involved in the planning, funding and construction of the Newark Orchard School, which he looks forward to opening in Summer of this year 2020.

Although a retired player, Stuart’s sporting passion remains with Rugby Football having played for Chesterfield, Derby, Matlock Clubs.  His sporting endeavours these days confined to a sedate game of golf at Newark Golf Club, visits to Newark Rugby Club and being a season ticket holder at Leicester Tigers.

Chairman’s Charity

Stuart is supporting My Sight Nottinghamshire as his chosen charity during his time as Chairman. To raise awareness of the impact that sight loss can have on people and raise money for My Sight Notts, he volunteered to wear a pair of simulation glasses provided by the charity, which replicate Macular Degeneration, the most common form of sight loss: 

If you would like to donate to the Chairman's appeal, please do so via the Chairman's Just Giving page.

Donate via Just Giving

Alternatively, you can you can also donate via BACS or by cheque.

  • BACS: Sort Code 56-00-61 | Account No. 00838659 using ref 'Cllr Wallace'. Please notify Democratic Services via e-mail of your donation(s). 
  • Cheque: Please make the cheque payable to My Sight Nottinghamshire and send them to Sarah Ashton at Nottinghamshire County Council, County Hall, West Bridgford Nottingham, NG2 7QP. 

If you wish to contact the Civic Office, please email

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