The Local Government Boundary Commission is proposing new boundaries for seven council wards in two parts of the borough.
The first is the North-Eastern section of the borough, covering the Bingham North, Bingham South, Cranmer, East Bridgford, and Newton wards. The second covers the South-East of the borough, containing Cropwell, and Nevile & Langar wards.
The Commission is satisfied that it has received sufficient evidence
The Commission wants to hear what residents and local organisations think about the proposals. A four-week
The Commission is the independent body that draws these boundaries. It is reviewing Rushcliffe to make sure councillors will
The Commission has published proposals for changes to the areas in the north-east and south-east of the borough.
It is proposing that there should be two single-councillor wards in South-Eastern Rushcliffe; and two two-councillor wards and three single-councillor
Proposed changes include:
- Four single member wards surrounding the town of Bingham in opposed to two large two-member wards.
Launching the consultation Professor Colin Mellors, Chair of the Commission, said:
“We are publishing further
“We want people in Rushcliffe to help us.
“We have drawn up further proposals for new wards in the North-East and South-East of the borough. We want to make sure these new electoral arrangements reflect communities. We also want them to be easy to understand and convenient for local people.
“Residents and local organisations can help us do that. We would like them to let us know whether they agree with our proposals before we take final decisions.
“It’s easy to get involved. Go to our website. Or you can e-mail or write to us.
“Just tell us what you think and give us some details why you think that. It’s really simple, so do get involved”
The Commission has a dedicated section on its website where people can see the detail of the proposals and comment on the names of wards and their boundaries at: https://consultation.
People can also give their views by e-mail at email@example.com, and by post:
Review Officer (Ruschliffe)
PO Box 133