Chairman of the County Council

Councillor John Ogle

Councillor John Ogle

Councillor John Ogle was born in the village of Headon near Retford, where he still lives with his wife Sally. They have three sons; Thomas, Henry and Alistair. He has been Nottinghamshire County Councillor for Tuxford since 2013, a District Councillor for East Markham and past Chairman of Bassetlaw Conservative Association.

Aside from his duties as a councillor, John is an arable farmer who grows wheat, barley, oilseed, and peas. He has a passion for the environment – winning the Wilkinson’s Wildlife Award in 2010, which demonstrates the highest standards achieved for environmental farming. He is a champion of sustainability, and his farm produces its own electricity from a mix of wind turbines and solar panels. 

In his spare time John has a keen interest in many sports and nature.

The Chairman’s chosen charity is the NSPCC. The charity helps children who have been abused to rebuild their lives, they protect those at risk and find the best ways of preventing abuse from happening. All funds raised will go directly to helping children and young people in Nottinghamshire.

You can donate to the NSPCC in Nottinghamshire by visiting the Chairman’s JustGiving page.

If you wish to make a donation by cash or cheque, please contact the Civic Office 0115 8044 362

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