Stapleford Town Council is based at the Carnegie Civic and Community Centre, Warren Avenue, Stapleford, Nottinghamshire. The Town Councillors work to serve the needs of the town and meet regularly to ensure that the Town is represented and its particular requirements are not swallowed up in the larger debate at the Borough or County Council level.
The Town Council is a statutory consultee for all planning applications made within the parish boundaries. Town Councillors have local knowledge and expertise that can then be utilised by the Borough Council to assist it when coming to its decision.
Town Councils raise their revenue from the precept and this money must be spent within the Parish Boundaries for the good of the local populace. Stapleford Town Council is well known for taking an active part in community projects and is always eager to sponsor and become involved in suitable new projects that will improve opportunities for local people.
Major events like the Hemlock Happening and the Christmas Tree Switch On depend on the Town Council for assistance with funding while local community groups look to the Town Council for support both financial and in kind. Ever wondered who is responsible for the organisation of the hanging baskets during the summer or who promotes the Village Ventures productions? Look no further than Stapleford Town Council.
Allotments are provided by the Town Council for the benefit of local residents. Active campaigns are supported to provide better facilities for the Town and promote discussion with both statutory bodies and outside agencies. The Town Council exists to ensure that the voice of the local electorate is heard. The Town Clerks office is situated in the Carnegie Centre and acts as an information point for residents and the Town Clerk and her staff are always pleased to meet people and assist with any queries they may have.
If you live in Stapleford you are represented by 18 Town Councillors. Six in each of three wards; Stapleford North, Stapleford South East, Stapleford South West. The Town Mayor is elected annually by fellow Town Councillors at the Annual Town Council Meeting, usually held during May each year. The Town Mayor is delighted to visit local events as well as formal Civic Events throughout the County and beyond. Information relating to local Councillors is available on this web site and Members may be contacted by e-mail, telephone or through the Town Clerk's Office.
M C Downie (Ms) Town Clerk