Welcome to Ruskington Parish Council

Ruskington Parish Council consists of 13 councillors.

Commencing in January 2022, the Parish Council meets on the second Tuesday of every month (except August) at the Winchelsea Centre, 11 High Street North, Ruskington, NG34 9DY. The latest Covid-19 guidelines for venues is followed. 

There is no Council meeting in August. 

All Council meetings start at 7pm, commencing with a public session and are open to the public and press. Residents are welcome to attend the public forum and raise any concerns about the parish or suggest any projects or ideas for the village.  Alternatively, residents may submit a question or short statement to the Clerk in advance of the meeting. 

The Council has various committees, including: Finance, Planning, Environment, Recreation, HR and Estate Management. Each committee meets at least 4 times per year.

Extra-ordinary and additional meetings may be held as required. Please see the Notice of Meetings, the noticeboard and our Facebook page for details and agendas of all Council and Committee meetings.  

Parish Councillors

Councillor Graham Conway - Chairman

Councillor Sarah Tonge - Vice Chairman

Councillor Peter Cunningham MBE

Councillor Michael Trolley

Councillor Dr Sheena Cotter

Councillor Graham Cox

Councillor Owen Ditch

Councillor Luke Tomlinson

Council Staff: 

The Council employes 6 members of staff: 

The Clerk and Proper Officer to the Council  - Mrs Kathryn Locke

The Deputy Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer  - Miss KIrsty Sinclair. 

The Council also employs a caretaker for buildings and play equipment, a caretaker for the environment and grounds, a parish caretaker and an office cleaner. 

Annual Parish Meeting / Open Day 2022

Dear Residents, The Annual Parish Meeting for 2022 takes place on Thursday 2 June 2022 at the Parish Office and community garden, 7-9 High Street North, Ruskington, from 11am to 3pm, and is hosted by the Chairman of Council.  

To celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubillee, the Parish Council will be serving cream teas at this event (at no charge).

This is not a formal meeting but an opportunity for you to meet your councillors, find out about projects in the village and to raise ideas of your own to improve village life.

The office and the rear of the property will also be open for you to have a look around, and the plans for any changes for the building will be available.

Council looks forward to welcoming you, answering your questions, and hearing your ideas.