Members of the Parish Council

Our councillors do not have set responsibilities but volunteer as matters arising occur. If representation is required on external local public bodies, councillors volunteer depending on availability.


Cllr D. Smith

5 Main Street, Normanton on Soar

07932 643793


Vice Chairman

Cllr S. Sleight

Ivy Cottage, Butt Lane, Normanton on Soar

01509 854140


Cllr G. Martin

70 Main Street, Normanton on Soar                                     

07504 544372


Cllr S. Ponting

25 Far Lane, Normanton on Soar

01509 844088


Cllr P. Burge

Home Farm, 76 Main Street, Normanton on Soar            

07977 984001


Cllr N. Hillier

61 Main St, Normanton on Soar

07956 593018


County Councillor

Cllr Matt Barney

07788 682696

Rushcliffe Borough Councillor

Cllr Matt Barney

07788 682696

Clerk to the Council

Sue Lewis

171 Weston Road, Aston on Trent, Derby, DE72 2BA.

07776 458154


Far Lane
River Soar from western bank

How do you become a parish councillor?

To qualify to be a parish councillor you must be:

  • A British citizen, or a citizen of the Commonwealth or the European Union.
  • At least 18 on the day that he or she is nominated as a candidate
  • A registered local government elector within the parish
  • A resident in the parish, or within three miles of the parish, or working full time in the parish for at least 12 months prior to the nomination or election day.

A person is disqualified from holding office as a parish or town councillor if:

  • They hold a paid office, or other place of profit in the council
  • They are the subject of a bankruptcy restriction order or interim order.
  • They have been convicted of a criminal offence and sentenced to more than 3 months imprisonment within the last five years · They incur illegal expenditure (when acting as a councillor) of over £2,000, or are found guilty of using corrupt or illegal practices.

What powers and duties do parish councils have?
Parish councils have a variety of powers and duties, all of which impact directly on the community.