Rufford Parish Council


Clerk: Catherine Wilson

Rufford Ford Consultation

Nottinghamshire County Council is consulting on the permanent closure of Rufford Ford. Information regarding the proposal and how to comment appear here. The consultation closes on 4 March 2024.

Rufford Ford Closure -Advert Letter (PDF File, 160kb)

Rufford Ford Closure Consultation - Site Notice (PDF File, 142kb)


Forest Ward

  • Cllr Jonathan Ball
  • Cllr Beryl Bates
  • Cllr Alan Drane
  • Cllr David Fernley
  • Cllr Jon Pearce

Mickledale Ward

  • David Johnson
  • Marcus Jones 

Currently no elected Parish Councillors

There are vacancies for parish councillors in Rufford. If you’re interested in becoming a parish councillor, contact the clerk at for more information.

All councillors must declare any private interests that may cause conflict when making council decisions. See the councillors' register of interest (PDF File, 624kb)

District and County councillors

Find your district councillor (Rainworth North and Rufford)

Find your county councillor on the Nottinghamshire County council website


Meetings are held every two months on the third Tuesday in the month. Meetings start at 5.30pm and usually take place in the Markham Suite at Rufford Abbey Country Park.

The meetings for 2023 are:

17 January

21 March

16 May together with the Annual Parish Meeting

18 July

19 September

21 November 



Land owned by the Council:

  • triangle of land on Maylodge Drive, Rufford
  • triangle of land at junction of Maylodge Drive with A614, Rufford