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Civic Voice – Government’s Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission

Civic Voice are carrying out a small survey in connection with the Government’s Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission.  This survey is independent from the Government’s commission, but will inform their response to it.

The survey’s aims is to find out what individual and communities across England see as barriers to the problem of building more housing.  The answers is generates will help Civic Voice to represent the independent thoughts of communities  more effectively to this Government Commission.

Civic Voice will use the results of the survey to prepare a report setting out key concerns and proposing some recommendations for action.  Initial findings will be presented at their parliamentary meeting on May 7th.

Please find the survey at

Rushcliffe Borough Council – Potential Councillor Information Events

Rushcliffe Borough Council, who oversee Parish and Town Council elections every four years, are appealing for more members of communities across the Borough to stand and represent their fellow residents and stakeholders in their local area.

There are 351 seats to fill across Rushcliffe’s towns and villages, some of which have been uncontested in recent elections.

The Council is keen that any individual, who has a desire to represent their local area, is aware of the east of the process to stand as a candidate.

To stand as a councillor is straight forward and take no longer than an hour to complete all the relevant paperwork.

Cluster sessions will also take place at locations in the Borough for prospective candidates to ask questions and find out more information from the Council’s Elections team on the following dates:

Tuesday January 22nd, Cropwell Butler Village Hall, 7pm
Monday January 28th, Tollerton Methodist Church, 7pm
Tuesday January 29th, Gotham Memorial Hall, 7pm

Email or call 0115 914 8515 for more information.