About Broxtowe Borough Council
Background information on Broxtowe Borough Council.
Broxtowe District Council was formed on 1 April, 1974, following the amalgamation of the former Beeston and Stapleford Urban District council, part of the Basford Rural District Council and Eastwood Urban District Council.
In 1977 the Council was granted Borough status and the first Mayor was elected.
- The Borough is divided into 21 wards and represented by 44 Councillors.
- Two-tier local authority services in Broxtowe are provided by the Borough Council and Nottinghamshire County Council.
- Most villages and rural areas are served by a local parish Council.
- Broxtowe Borough Council provides a wide range of services under the general management of a Chief Executive.
- The 44 elected Councillors oversee the management of all the Council services.
- New Councillors are elected every four years.
- Education, social care services, libraries and youth services and aspects of transportation, emergency planning and tourism are the responsibility of the Nottinghamshire County Council.
- Broxtowe Council is one of the larger employers in the Borough, with over 700 employees working in a wide variety of service areas.
- Broxtowe has been twinned with Gütersloh in Germany since 1977 and the year of 2008 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Twinning Links.
Page Last Updated: 28/02/2013